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Faking Nature : The Ethics of Environmental Restoration - Robert Elliot

Faking Nature

The Ethics of Environmental Restoration

Hardcover Published: 2nd October 1997
ISBN: 9780415111393
Number Of Pages: 192

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Robert Elliot offers a provocative insight into the ethical problems of environmental strategy. He explores the arguments surrounding the concept of ecological restoration and develops the groundwork laid by his highly acclaimed 1982 article, "Faking Nature."
Ecological restoration is a crucial process in the modern world and is central to companies' environmental policy. Elliot considers whether areas restored after ecological destruction are less valuable than before the damage took place. "Faking Nature" observes the pros and cons of the argument and examines the role of humans in the natural world. This book is a timely analysis of the simultaneous destruction and restoration of the natural world and the ethics related to those processes, in an era of accelerated environmental damage and repair.

..." provocative ...." -"Ethics and the Environment

Preface
Acknowledgements
The Nature of Natural Valuep. 1
Environmental Obligation, Aesthetic Value and the Basis of Natural Valuep. 42
Faking Naturep. 74
Naturalness, Intrinsic Value and Restoration Ecologyp. 116
Notesp. 150
Referencesp. 161
Indexp. 169
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ISBN: 9780415111393
ISBN-10: 0415111390
Series: Environmental Philosophies
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 192
Published: 2nd October 1997
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0  x 1.85
Weight (kg): 0.36
Edition Number: 1