Environmental Pragmatism

Environmental Pragmatism

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Environmental pragmatism is a new strategy in environmental thought. It argues that theoretical debates are hindering the ability of the environmental movement to forge agreement on basic policy imperatives. This new direction in environmental thought moves beyond theory, advocating a serious inquiry into the merits of moral pluralism. Environmental pragmatism, as a coherent philosophical position, connects the methodology of classical American pragmatic thought to the explanation, solution and discussion of real issues. This concise, well-focused collection is the first comprehensive presentation of environmental pragmatism as a new philosophical approach to environmental thought and policy.3 See Roycea#39;s essays on war, on insurance and on Western settlement collected in Josiah Royce, Basic Writings 2 Volumes, John J. McDermott, ed. (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1969). See Tufts essays on foreign affairs andanbsp;...

Title:Environmental Pragmatism
Author:Eric Katz, Andrew Light
Publisher:Routledge - 2013-04-15


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