Plato's Revenge , William Ophuls

Published in: itune > Environment,Books,Science & Nature,Politics & Current Events,Public Administration,Nonfiction,Philosophy > Environment care | Published on 28/Jan/2019 11:33

A provocative essay that imagines a truly ecological future based on political transformation rather than the superficialities of "sustainability."
In this provocative call for a new ecological politics, William Ophuls starts from a radical premise: "sustainability" is impossible. We are on an industrial Titanic, fueled by rapidly depleting stock...[Read More]

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I Am Dynamite An Alternative Anthropology of Power

Published in: Google Books > Philosophy > alternative power | Published on 23/Jan/2019 17:58

283 pages , Psychology Press , 2003
Power is conventionally regarded as being held by social institutions. We are taught to believe that it is these social structures that determine the environment and circumstances of individual lives. In I Am Dynamite, the anthropologist Nigel Rappaport argues for a different view. Focusing on the lives and works of the writer and Ausc...[Read More]

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Renewal , Andres Edwards

Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Nonfiction,Philosophy,Environment,Life Sciences,Ecology,Political > renewable energy | Published on 22/Oct/2018 09:04


Explore our emotional bond with nature to heal ourselves and the natural world

Why spend countless hours indoors in front of screens when being in nature feels so good? In learning why and how to nurture our emotional connection with nature, we can also regenerate the ecosystems on which we depend for our survival.

Renewal explor...[Read More]

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Recovering Bookchin , Andy Price

Published in: itune > Philosophy,Books,Nonfiction,Politics & Current Events,Biographies & Memoirs > global warming | Published on 24/Sep/2018 02:27

Through an extensive body of political and philosophical ideas he called social ecology, Murray Bookchin (1921-2006) elucidated one of the first intellectual responses to the ecological crisis. However, over the last two decades of his life Bookchin's ideas slipped from focus, obscured by the emergence of a crude caricature that portrayed him as a dogmatic sectarian...[Read More]

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Barbed Wire , Reviel Netz

Published in: itune > History,Books,Nonfiction,Philosophy > Ecology | Published on 16/Aug/2018 21:47

In this original and controversial book, historian and philosopher Reviel Netz explores the development of a controlling and pain-inducing technology--barbed wire. Surveying its development from 1874 to 1954, Netz describes its use to control cattle during the colonization of the American West and to control people in Nazi concentration camps and the Russian Gulag. ...[Read More]

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The Semantics and Pragmatics of Quotation

Published in: Google Books > Philosophy > Environmental protection | Published on 13/Aug/2018 01:49

382 pages , Springer , 2017-12-07
The chapters in this volume address a variety of issues surrounding quotation, such as whether it is a pragmatic or semantic phenomenon, what varieties of quotation exist, and what speech acts are involved in quoting. Quotation poses problems for many prevailing theories of language. One fundamental principle is that for a language to be...[Read More]

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Ecology, Ethics, and the Future of Humanity

Published in: Google Books > Philosophy > Ecology | Published on 10/Aug/2018 07:53

236 pages , Springer , 2015-08-18
A book that combines moral and political philosophy with traditions of activism and literature in a background of scientific knowledge and interpretation to build a comprehensive picture of an ecological humanity.

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Feminism and Ecology An Introduction

Published in: Google Books > Philosophy > Environment care | Published on 08/Aug/2018 05:47

219 pages , NYU Press , 1997
In recent years, as environmentalists have examined the link between women's subordination and the degradation of our natural world, the relationship between feminism and ecology has become a crucial one. In Feminism and Ecology, Mary Mellor, tracing ecofeminist activism from the Love Canal demonstrations to socialist ecofeminism, provides a ...[Read More]

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Beyond the Land Ethic More Essays in Environmental Philosophy

Published in: Google Books > Philosophy > environmental education | Published on 06/Aug/2018 00:50

427 pages , SUNY Press , 1999
A leading theorist addresses a wide spectrum of topics central to the field of environmental philosophy.

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A Natural Sense of Wonder Connecting Kids with Nature Through the Seasons

Published in: Google Books > Philosophy > ecology for kids | Published on 04/Aug/2018 08:08

152 pages , University of Georgia Press , 2008
The technology boom of recent years has given kids numerous reasons to stay inside and play, while parents' increasing safety concerns make it tempting to keep children close to home. But what is being lost as fewer kids spend their free time outdoors? Deprived of meaningful contact with nature, children often fail to develo...[Read More]

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Waste-Site Stories The Recycling of Memory

Published in: Google Books > Philosophy > recycling | Published on 31/Jul/2018 02:42

259 pages , SUNY Press , 2002-04-11
Explorations in the aesthetics of waste and the material infrastructure of memory.

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Riders in the Storm Ethics in an Age of Climate Change

Published in: Google Books > Philosophy > global warming | Published on 29/Jul/2018 01:07

216 pages , Anselm Academic , 2015-01-28
With the increase of natural disasters, droughts, and superstorms, it's clear that climate change isn't coming--it's here. The ecological crisis of climate change--and how we handle it--is the challenge of this century. Though policy changes or technological advances may help, they're not enough. We are in need of new ways of thin...[Read More]

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