1. The Need for a Philosophy of Nature

  1. Jeffrey E. Foss

Published Online: 29 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470413708.ch1

Beyond Environmentalism: A Philosophy of Nature

Beyond Environmentalism: A Philosophy of Nature

How to Cite

Foss, J. E. (2009) The Need for a Philosophy of Nature, in Beyond Environmentalism: A Philosophy of Nature, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470413708.ch1

Author Information

  1. University of Victoria, Department of Philosophy, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 16 JAN 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470179413

Online ISBN: 9780470413708

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Keywords:

  • rise of environmentalism;
  • need for a philosophy of nature;
  • environmentalists and where environmentalist thinking has gone wrong

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Goal of the Book

  • The Structure of the Book

  • The Need for Objectivity

  • The Need for Philosophy

  • The Rise of Environmentalism

  • Philosophy of Nature as a Path