Editor : Joy Palmer, David Cooper, Peter Blaze Corcoran
Master eBook ISBN10 : 020344065X
Master eBook ISBN13 : 978-0-203-44065-0
No of pages : 337
eBook Price : $33.95
Originally Published : Jan 11, 2013
Fifty Key Thinkers on the Environment is a unique guide to environmental thinking through the ages. Joy A. Palmer, herself an important and prolific author on environmental matters, has assembled a team of thirty-five expert contributors to summarize and analyse the thinking of fifty diverse and stimulating figures from all over the world and from ancient times to the present day. Among those included are:
Philosophers such as Rousseau, Spinoza and Heidegger
Activists such as Chico Mendes
Literary giants such as Virgil, Goethe and Wordsworth
Major religious and spiritual figures such as the Buddha and St Francis of Assisi.
Lucid, scholarly and informative, these fifty essays offer a fascinating overview of mankind's view and understanding of the physical world.