Moral and political reasoning in environmental practice

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Published by MIT Press in Cambridge, Mass .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Environmental sciences -- Philosophy,
  • Environmental ethics

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [317]-343) and index

Book details

Statementedited by Andrew Light and Avner de-Shalit
ContributionsLight, Andrew, 1966-, De-Shalit, Avner
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGE40 .M67 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 357 p. ;
Number of Pages357
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17073496M
ISBN 100262122529, 0262621649
LC Control Number2002026349

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