Searching for sustainability interdisciplinary essays in the philosophy of conservation biology
Includes bibliographical references. 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. Electronic reproduction.Boulder, Colo. :NetLibrary,2004.Available via World Wide Web.Access may be limited to NetLibrary affiliated libraries.
- LCC: QH75
- Dewey Decimal: 333.95/16
- Language: eng
- Physical Description: viii, 554 p. ; 24 cm.
- Edition Info: (electronic bk.)
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