The Philosophy of Ecology: From Science to Synthesis David R. Keller

ISBN: 9780820322209

Published: December 5th 2000

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384 pages


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The Philosophy of Ecology: From Science to Synthesis  by  David R. Keller

The Philosophy of Ecology: From Science to Synthesis by David R. Keller
December 5th 2000 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, ZIP | 384 pages | ISBN: 9780820322209 | 7.28 Mb

This is the first introductory anthology on the philosophy of ecology edited by an ecologist and a philosopher. It illustrates the range of philosophical approaches available to ecologists and provides a basis for understanding the thinking on whichMoreThis is the first introductory anthology on the philosophy of ecology edited by an ecologist and a philosopher. It illustrates the range of philosophical approaches available to ecologists and provides a basis for understanding the thinking on which many of todays environmental ideas are founded.

Collectively, these seminal readings make a powerful statement on the value of ecological knowledge and thinking in alleviating the many problems of modern industrial civilization.Issues covered include:the challenges of defining scientific ecology, tracing its genealogy, and distinguishing the science from various forms of ecological-like thinking the ontology of ecological entities and processes selected concepts of community, stability, diversity, and niche the methodology of ecology (rationalism and empiricism, reductionism and holism) the significance of evolutionary law for ecological science



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