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Deep Ecology : Living as If Nature Mattered - Bill Devall

Deep Ecology

Living as If Nature Mattered

Paperback Published: 19th January 2001
ISBN: 9780879052478
Number Of Pages: 266
For Ages: 19+ years old

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Deep Ecology explores the philosophical, psychological, and sociological roots of today's environmental movement, examines the human-centered assumptions behind most approaches to nature, explores the possibilities of an expanded human consciousness, and offers specific direct action suggestions for individuals to practice. Widely read in it first printing, Deep Ecology has established itself as one of the most significant books on environmental thought to appear in this decade. AUTHOR: Bill Devall has studied the social organization, politics, psychology and philosophy of the environmental movement for fifteen years. He teaches at Humbolt State University in California and is active in many environmental groups including Earth First! and the Sierra Club. George Sessions teaches philosophy at Sierra College California. He was appointed to the Mountaineering Committee of the the Sierra Club in 1962, has served as a philosophy consultant to the National Endowment for the Humanities, and is editor of the International Ecophilosophy Newsletter.

Preface
Nothing Can Be Done, Everything is Possible
Minority Tradition and Direct Action
The Dominant, Modern Worldview and Its Critics
The Reformist Response
Deep Ecology
Some Sources of the Deep Ecology Perspective
Why Wilderness in the Nuclear Age?
Nature Resource Conservation or Protection of the Integrity of Nature: Contrasting Views of Management
Ecotopia: The Vision Defined
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ISBN: 9780879052478
ISBN-10: 0879052473
Audience: General
For Ages: 19+ years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 266
Published: 19th January 2001
Publisher: Gibbs M. Smith Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 1.3
Weight (kg): 0.45
Edition Type: New edition

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