Allen Carlson's Environmental Aesthetics and the Protection of the Environment

Environmental Ethics 27 (1):57-76 (2005)
Evaluation of the contribution that Allen Carlson’s environmental aesthetics can make to environmental protection shows that Carlson’s positive aesthetics, his focus on the functionality of human environments for their proper aesthetic appreciation, and his integration of ethical concern with aesthetic appreciation all provide fruitful, though not unproblematic, avenues for an aesthetic defense of theenvironment.
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DOI 10.5840/enviroethics200527141
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