Environmental Philosophy and the Shaping of Public Policy

Environmental Philosophy 1 (1):6-12 (2004)
The standard approach to environmental issues today is to turn to science, economics, or democratic populism as a means to resolve our environmental debates. Environmental philosophers, on the other hand, focus on the theoretical underpinnings of environmental issues, with possibly a brief reference to a specific case or example. A policy turn in environmental philosophy involves a third way, where philosophers begin from society’s own growing sense of the inadequacy of our conventional ways of addressing environmental problems
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DOI 10.5840/envirophil20041112
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