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Acceptable EvidenceScience and Values in Risk Management

Acceptable Evidence: Science and Values in Risk Management

Deborah G. Mayo and Rachelle D. Hollander (eds)

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195089295
eISBN:
9780197560556
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195089295.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmentalist Thought and Ideology

Discussions of science and values in risk management have largely focused on how values enter into arguments about risks, that is, issues of acceptable risk. Instead this volume ... More

Backpacking with the SaintsWilderness Hiking as Spiritual Practice

Backpacking with the Saints: Wilderness Hiking as Spiritual Practice

Belden C. Lane

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199927814
eISBN:
9780197563274
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199927814.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmentalist Thought and Ideology

Carrying only basic camping equipment and a collection of the world's great spiritual writings, Belden C. Lane embarks on solitary spiritual treks through the Ozarks and across ... More

Climate EthicsEssential Readings

Climate Ethics: Essential Readings

Stephen M. Gardiner, Simon Caney, Dale Jamieson, and Henry Shue

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195399622
eISBN:
9780197562840
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195399622.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmentalist Thought and Ideology

This collection gathers a set of seminal papers from the emerging area of ethics and climate change. Topics covered include human rights, international justice, intergenerational ... More

Ecologies of the HeartEmotion, Belief, and the Environment

Ecologies of the Heart: Emotion, Belief, and the Environment

E. N. Anderson

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195090109
eISBN:
9780197560617
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195090109.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmentalist Thought and Ideology

There is much we can learn about conservation from native peoples, says Gene Anderson. While the advanced nations of the West have failed to control overfishing, deforestation, ... More

The Goldilocks PlanetThe 4 billion year story of Earth's climate

The Goldilocks Planet: The 4 billion year story of Earth's climate

Jan Zalasiewicz and Mark Williams

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199593576
eISBN:
9780191918018
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199593576.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmentalist Thought and Ideology

Climate change is a major topic of concern today and will be so for the foreseeable future, as predicted changes in global temperatures, rainfall, and sea level continue to take ... More

Toward Unity among Environmentalists

Toward Unity among Environmentalists

Bryan G. Norton

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195093971
eISBN:
9780197560723
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195093971.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmentalist Thought and Ideology

Today, six out of ten Americans describe themselves as "active" environmentalists or as "sympathetic" to the movement's concerns. The movement, in turn, reflects this ... More

Wealth of NatureEnvironmental History and the Ecological Imagination

Wealth of Nature: Environmental History and the Ecological Imagination

Donald Worster

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195092646
eISBN:
9780197560693
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195092646.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmentalist Thought and Ideology

Hailed as "one of the most eminent environmental historians of the West" by Alan Brinkley in The New York Times Book Review, Donald Worster has been a leader in reshaping the ... More

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