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Edited by Brown, Peter G.; Timmerman, Peter
Ecological Economics for the Anthropocene provides an urgently needed alternative to the long-dominant neoclassical economic paradigm of the free market, which has focused myopically--even fatally--on the boundless production and consumption of goods and services without heed to ...environmental consequences. The emerging paradigm for ecological economics championed in this new book recenters economics on the recognition of the fundamental physical and biological conditions for living on the Earth, requiring a deep reconfiguration of the goals of the economy, how we understand the fundamentals of human prosperity, and, ultimately, how we assess humanity's place in the community of beings.Read more
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Edited by Timmerman, Peter; Editor-in-chief Munn, Ted
Presents the social, political, economic, and spiritual and human dimensions of global environmental change.
By Timmerman, Peter
This book reveals that certain crucial, yet controversial, assumptions of moral contract theory are in fact plausible in the light of empirical findings. Its novel approach resolves a number of key contingencies in contractarianism and contractualism.
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