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Ethics of Environment and Development Global Challenge, International Response

Engel, J. Ronald & Joan Gibb Engel

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ISBN 10: 0816511837 / ISBN 13: 9780816511839
Editorial: University of Arizona Press, Tucs, 1990
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Título: Ethics of Environment and Development Global...

Editorial: University of Arizona Press, Tucs

Año de publicación: 1990

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro:Very Good+

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Very Good

Edición: First US Edition.

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"Voices from around the world speak here about values needed if we are to build more sustainable societies. Western authors who develop criteria for long-term sustainability are joined by writers on Buddhist and Islamic environmental ethics, traditional African land ethics, related ideas in socialist humanism, and more. . . . One is left, after reading the book, with the sense that much of what Westerners call a 'new' environmental ethic would be called the 'old' pre-Western land ethic by an African, a Buddhist, or a Taoist. This realization may be essential if 'sustainable development' efforts are to avoid layering over traditional societies with yet one more Western-conceived version of progress. . . . the book [performs] an important service in bringing so many different voices, and land ethics, together in one place. The juxtaposition of perspectives invites stretching one's mind." --Earth Ethics"A landmark book in bringing together focus on development as primarily an ethical issue. . . . an important book that deserves to be read and considered by all those involved in developmental decision-making." --Agriculture and Human Values"A pathbreaking effort to point out the importance of ethics for the construction of a new paradigm of sustainable development. . . . a timely piece of work." --Global Environmental Change

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