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The Resource Searching for sustainability : interdisciplinary essays in the philosophy of conservation biology, Bryan G. Norton, (electronic resource)

Searching for sustainability : interdisciplinary essays in the philosophy of conservation biology, Bryan G. Norton, (electronic resource)

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Searching for sustainability : interdisciplinary essays in the philosophy of conservation biology
Title
Searching for sustainability
Title remainder
interdisciplinary essays in the philosophy of conservation biology
Statement of responsibility
Bryan G. Norton
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book examines from a multidisciplinary viewpoint the question of what we mean by setting sustainability as a goal for environmental management. The author explores ways to break down the disciplinary barriers to communication and deliberation about environment policy, and to integrate science and evaluations into a comprehensive environmental policy
Member of
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Norton, Bryan G
Dewey number
333.95/16
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Cambridge studies in philosophy and biology
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Conservation biology
Label
Searching for sustainability : interdisciplinary essays in the philosophy of conservation biology, Bryan G. Norton, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • The constancy of Leopold's land ethic -- Thoreau and Leopold on science and values -- Integration or reduction : two approaches to environmental values -- Convergence corroborated : a comment on Arne Naess on wolf policies -- Pragmatism, adaptive management, and sustainability -- What is a conservation biologist? -- Biological resources and endangered species : history, values, and policy -- Leopold as practical moralist and pragmatic policy analyst -- Improving ecological communication : the role of ecologists in environmental policy formation -- Sustainability, human welfare, and ecosystem health
  • Economists' preferences and the preferences of economists -- Evaluating ecosystem states : two competing paradigms -- Sustainability : ecological and economic perspectives, with Michael A. Toman -- The evolution of preferences : why 'sovereign' preferences may not lead to sustainable policies and what to do about it, with Robert Constanza and Richard C. Bishop -- Context and hierarcy in Aldo Leopold's theory of environmental management -- Scale and biodiversity policy : a hierarchical approach, with Robert E. Ulanowicz -- Ecolotical integrity and social values : at what scale?
  • Change, constancy, and creativity : the new ecology and some old problems -- Democracy and sense of place values in environmental policy, with Bruce Hannon -- Caring for nature : a broader look at animal stewardship -- Can there be a universal earth ethic? A reflection on values for the proposed Earth Charter -- Intergenerational equity and sustainability -- Commodity, amenity, and morality : the limits of quantification in valuing biodiversity -- The cultural approach to conservation biology -- Evaluation and ecosystem management : new directions needed?
  • What do we owe the future? How should we decide? -- Environmental values and adaptive management, with Anne Steinemann
Control code
ocm56352108
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 554 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781280419430
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)56352108
Label
Searching for sustainability : interdisciplinary essays in the philosophy of conservation biology, Bryan G. Norton, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • The constancy of Leopold's land ethic -- Thoreau and Leopold on science and values -- Integration or reduction : two approaches to environmental values -- Convergence corroborated : a comment on Arne Naess on wolf policies -- Pragmatism, adaptive management, and sustainability -- What is a conservation biologist? -- Biological resources and endangered species : history, values, and policy -- Leopold as practical moralist and pragmatic policy analyst -- Improving ecological communication : the role of ecologists in environmental policy formation -- Sustainability, human welfare, and ecosystem health
  • Economists' preferences and the preferences of economists -- Evaluating ecosystem states : two competing paradigms -- Sustainability : ecological and economic perspectives, with Michael A. Toman -- The evolution of preferences : why 'sovereign' preferences may not lead to sustainable policies and what to do about it, with Robert Constanza and Richard C. Bishop -- Context and hierarcy in Aldo Leopold's theory of environmental management -- Scale and biodiversity policy : a hierarchical approach, with Robert E. Ulanowicz -- Ecolotical integrity and social values : at what scale?
  • Change, constancy, and creativity : the new ecology and some old problems -- Democracy and sense of place values in environmental policy, with Bruce Hannon -- Caring for nature : a broader look at animal stewardship -- Can there be a universal earth ethic? A reflection on values for the proposed Earth Charter -- Intergenerational equity and sustainability -- Commodity, amenity, and morality : the limits of quantification in valuing biodiversity -- The cultural approach to conservation biology -- Evaluation and ecosystem management : new directions needed?
  • What do we owe the future? How should we decide? -- Environmental values and adaptive management, with Anne Steinemann
Control code
ocm56352108
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 554 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781280419430
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)56352108

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