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Concluding Remarks

Torstein Theodor Tollefsen

in The Christocentric Cosmology of St Maximus the Confessor

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199237142
eISBN:
9780191717321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237142.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

An attempt is made to show how Maximus' philosophy communicates with modern challenges. His conception of a Christocentric cosmology with its internal principles, are applied to two issues, viz. the ... More


Regulating from Nowhere: Environmental Law and the Search for Objectivity

Douglas A. Kysar

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300120011
eISBN:
9780300163308
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300120011.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Drawing insight from a diverse array of sources—including moral philosophy, political theory, cognitive psychology, ecology, and science and technology studies—this book offers a new theoretical ... More


Introduction

Hilary Marlow

in Biblical Prophets and Contemporary Environmental Ethics

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199569052
eISBN:
9780191723230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569052.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of the human impact on the planet. It then considers the relationship between religious tradition and environmental issues. It then outlines the ... More


Creation in Church History

Hilary Marlow

in Biblical Prophets and Contemporary Environmental Ethics

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199569052
eISBN:
9780191723230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569052.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

A number of environmental scientists and theologians view the Judaeo–Christian tradition with suspicion, even hostility, and some lay the blame for the current environmental situation at the door of ... More


Agrarianism and the Good Society: Land, Culture, Conflict, and Hope

Eric T. Freyfogle

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124391
eISBN:
9780813134888
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124391.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Every society expresses its fundamental values and hopes in the ways it inhabits its landscapes. In this exploration, this book raises difficult questions about America's core values while ... More


Environmental Principles: From Political Slogans to Legal Rules

Nicolas de Sadeleer

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199254743
eISBN:
9780191719851
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199254743.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This book traces the evolution of environmental principles from their origins as vague political slogans reflecting fears about environmental hazards to their embodiment in enforceable laws. Since ... More


Public Participation in the Environment: A South-East Asian Perspective

Lye Lin Heng

in Human Rights in Natural Resource Development: Public Participation in the Sustainable Development of Mining and Energy Resources

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199253784
eISBN:
9780191698163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253784.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter uses the term ‘public participation’ in an examination of the role of non-governmental organisations in the context of environmental issues. It begins with an examination into public ... More


Environment and Energy: On a Bumpy Road Towards a Clean Energy Future

Kim Talus

in EU Energy Law and Policy: A Critical Account

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199686391
eISBN:
9780191766268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199686391.003.0005
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter examines the environmental aspects of EU energy law and policy. It begins with a general discussion of the conflicting policy considerations and the inherent weaknesses of the ... More


Environment and Sustainable Development

Colin T Reid

in Law Making and the Scottish Parliament: The Early Years

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640195
eISBN:
9780748651498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640195.003.0034
Subject:
Law, Legal History

A considerable amount of the legislation passed by the Scottish Parliament can be seen as falling within the general area of environment and sustainable development, but providing an assessment of it ... More


Risk Communication and Public Health

Peter Bennett, Kenneth Calman, Sarah Curtis, and Denis Fischbacher-Smith (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199562848
eISBN:
9780191722523
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562848.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Controversies about risks to public health regularly hit the news, whether about food safety, environmental issues, medical interventions, or ‘lifestyle’ risks such as drinking. To those trying to ... More


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