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  1. Michael S. Northcott (1996). The Environment and Christian Ethics. Cambridge University Press.score: 231.0
    This book is about the extent, origins and causes of the environmental crisis. Dr Northcott argues that Christianity has lost the biblical awareness of the inter-connectedness of all life. He shows how Christian theologians and believers might recover a more ecologically friendly belief system and life style. The author provides an important corrective to secular approaches to environmental ethics, including utilitarian individualism, animal rights theories and deep ecology. He contends that neither the stewardship tradition, nor the panentheist or (...)
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  2. Dieter Steiner & Markus Nauser (eds.) (1993). Human Ecology: Fragments of Anti-Fragmentary Views of the World. Routledge.score: 224.0
    The book creates a framework for a cohesive discourse, for a "new human ecology".
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  3. Anna L. Peterson (2002). Christianity and Ecology: Seeking the Well-Being of Earth and Humans. Environmental Ethics 24 (1):105-108.score: 215.0
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  4. Bram Tucker & Lisa Rende Taylor (2007). The Human Behavioral Ecology of Contemporary World Issues. Human Nature 18 (3):181-189.score: 198.0
    Human behavioral ecology (HBE) began as an attempt to explain human economic, reproductive, and social behavior using neodarwinian theory in concert with theory from ecology and economics, and ethnographic methods. HBE has addressed subsistence decision-making, cooperation, life history trade-offs, parental investment, mate choice, and marriage strategies among hunter-gatherers, herders, peasants, and wage earners in rural and urban settings throughout the world. Despite our rich insights into human behavior, HBE has very rarely been used as a (...)
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  5. A. Terry Rambo (1983). Conceptual Approaches to Human Ecology. East-West Environment and Policy Institute.score: 196.0
     
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  6. Catharina J. M. Halkes (1991). New Creation: Christian Feminism and the Renewal of the Earth. Westminster/John Knox Press.score: 195.0
    A bold and visionary book that reveals the false and catastrophically damaging images at the root of the oppression of women and the rape of Earth's resources, ...
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  7. Ecology--Religious Aspects Human (1992). Clergy and Scientists for the Environment. BioScience 42 (8):624-625.score: 186.7
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  8. Steven A. Carr (1990). Celebrate Life: Hope for a Culture Preoccupied with Death. Wolgemuth & Hyatt.score: 180.0
     
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  9. Jonathan Clatworthy (1997). Good God: Green Theology and the Value of Creation. Jon Carpenter.score: 180.0
     
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  10. Lloyd George Geering (1999/2000). Tomorrow's God. Polebridge Press.score: 180.0
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  11. Lloyd George Geering (1994). Tomorrow's God: How We Create Our Worlds. B. Williams Books.score: 180.0
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  12. Michael S. Northcott (2007). A Moral Climate: The Ethics of Global Warming. Orbis Books.score: 180.0
    Message from the planet -- When prophecy fails -- Energy and empire -- Climate economics -- Ethical emissions -- Dwelling in the light -- Mobility and pilgrimage -- Faithful feasting -- Remembering in time.
     
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  13. Charles Birch (1990). On Purpose. New South Wales University Press.score: 174.0
     
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  14. Flor Ángela Tobón & López Giraldo (2013). Psychosocial accompaniment from human ecology toyoung marginalized people to prevent drug dependence. Humanidades Médicas 13 (2):348-371.score: 168.0
    Introducción: Se presenta un análisis cualitativo del acompañamiento psicosocial a jóvenes en condiciones de vulnerabilidad desde la ecología humana durante 12 meses entre 2010 a 2011; utilizando técnicas pedagógicas evaluativas participativas. Éstas, son una alternativa para crear espacios reflexivos con el propósito de potenciar la resiliencia en las relaciones comunicativas y formar en el respeto. Objetivo: Generar bienestar, prevenir la farmacodependencia y contribuir a la promoción de la salud. Material y Métodos: Se revisaron los antecedentes temáticos, fueron seleccionados 100 estudiantes (...)
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  15. Richard York & Philip Mancus (2009). Critical Human Ecology: Historical Materialism and Natural Laws. Sociological Theory 27 (2):122 - 149.score: 168.0
    We lay the foundations for a critical human ecology (CHE) that combines the strengths of the biophysical human ecology tradition in environmental sociology with those of historical materialism. We show the strengths of a critically informed human ecology by addressing four key meta-theoretical issues: materialist versus idealist approaches in the social sciences, dialectical versus reductionist analyses, the respective importance of historical and ahistorical causal explanations, and the difference between structural and functional interpretations of phenomena. (...)
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  16. S. Boyden (1993). Human Ecology and Biohistory: Conceptual Approaches to Understanding Human Situation in the Biosphere. In Dieter Steiner & Markus Nauser (eds.), Human Ecology: Fragments of Anti-Fragmentary Views of the World. Routledge.score: 168.0
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  17. Roderick J. Lawrence (1993). Can Human Ecology Provide an Integrative Framework? The Contribution of Structuration Theory to Contemporary Debate. In Dieter Steiner & Markus Nauser (eds.), Human Ecology: Fragments of Anti-Fragmentary Views of the World. Routledge. 213--228.score: 168.0
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  18. Jia-cai Zhang & Hui Yan (2008). A New Environmental Philosophy and The Re-Establishing of Human Ecology. Proceedings of the Xxii World Congress of Philosophy 23:169-174.score: 168.0
    Environment is essentially in the category of culture and environmental research should be based on human value and culture. The study of the relationship between humans and their natural environment should also refer to human relations. Since the operational logic of social capital is the root of ecological crisis, the ultimate solution to this problem lies in human’s correct thinking, institutional, political and behavioral patterns in dealing with nature. Re-establishing human ecology therefore provides a cultural (...)
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  19. Lorenzo Chiesa (2011). Italian Thought Today: Bio-Economy, Human Nature, Christianity. Angelaki 16 (3).score: 164.0
    This collection provides English readers with a critical update on current debates on biopolitics in and around Italian thought. More than a decade after the publication of seminal books such as Agamben’s Homo Sacer and Hardt and Negri’s Empire , the names of, among others, Roberto Esposito, Paolo Virno, Christian Marazzi, and Andrea Fumagalli have recently been brought to the attention of Anglophone scholars and political activists. Several authors have rightly emphasised the evanescent character of biopolitics, and the difficulty in (...)
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  20. Michael Gurven (2004). To Give and to Give Not: The Behavioral Ecology of Human Food Transfers. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 27 (4):543-559.score: 156.0
    The transfer of food among group members is a ubiquitous feature of small-scale forager and forager-agricultural populations. The uniqueness of pervasive sharing among humans, especially among unrelated individuals, has led researchers to evaluate numerous hypotheses about the adaptive functions and patterns of sharing in different ecologies. This article attempts to organize available cross-cultural evidence pertaining to several contentious evolutionary models: kin selection, reciprocal altruism, tolerated scrounging, and costly signaling. Debates about the relevance of these models focus primarily on the extent (...)
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  21. Hans-Dirk van Hoogstraten (2001). Deep Economy: Caring for Ecology, Humanity, and Religion. James Clarke & Co..score: 148.3
    A wide-ranging analysis of the economic world order and its ecological and theological dimensions, this unique and challenging work confronts us with the ...
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  22. Sally Goerner (2000). Dynamic Evolution: Rules for Building a Solid Human Ecology. World Futures 55 (1):91-103.score: 146.0
    Our civilization is changing and so is our science. Human beings in endeavors from education to economics need a framework for understanding which integrates the maelstrom of insights into a useable form. That, in essence, is what the study of Dynamic Evolution provides. Dynamic Evolution (also called Cosmic or General Evolution) is a synthesis of insights, ancient and cutting edge, which radically revamps our understanding of how organizations arise and how change takes place as a result of intertwined forces (...)
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  23. Harold Glasser (2011). Naess's Deep Ecology: Implications for the Human Prospect and Challenges for the Future. Inquiry 54 (1):52-77.score: 144.0
    What sets Naess's deep ecology apart from most inquiries into environmental philosophy is that it does not seek a radical shift in fundamental values. Naess offered a utopian, life-affirming grand narrative, a new Weltanschauung that shifted the focus of inquiry to coupling values, knowledge, understanding, and wisdom to behavior. The core of Naess's approach is that sustainability hinges on developing more thoroughly reasoned and consistent views, policies, and actions, which are tied back to wide-identifying ultimate norms and a rich, (...)
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  24. Philip Kitcher (1990). Developmental Decomposition and the Future of Human Behavioral Ecology. Philosophy of Science 57 (1):96-117.score: 144.0
    I attempt to complement my earlier critiques of human sociobiology, by offering an account of how evolutionary ideas might legitimately be employed in the study of human social behavior. The main emphasis of the paper is the need to integrate studies of proximate mechanisms and their ontogenesis with functional/evolutionary research. Human psychological complexity makes it impossible to focus simply on specific types of human behavior and ask for their functional significance. For any of the kinds of (...)
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  25. Theodore George (2011). Forgiveness, Freedom, and Human Finitude in Hegel's The Spirit of Christianity and Its Fate. International Philosophical Quarterly 51 (1):39-53.score: 144.0
    The purpose of this essay is to consider the significance that Hegel grants to religious love and, with it, forgiveness in his early The Spirit of Christianity and Its Fate. Although Hegel characterizes religious love in this writing as a unity that transcends reason, his association of such love with forgiveness nevertheless sheds light on an important aspect of human finitude. In this, Hegel may be seen to identify forgiveness as a form of freedom elicited by limits that (...)
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  26. Vyacheslav Kudashov (2006). The Global Ecology of Human Consciousness. The Proceedings of the Twenty-First World Congress of Philosophy 9:15-20.score: 144.0
    Nowadays the real threat has appeared: "thinking man" will disappear from the planet, and his place will be taken by "information consuming man." The rapidly evolving spiritually dependent consumer will turn into a completely controlled human being. A value orientation that we did not create will entirely determine all our choices and dominate our attention. Both the values and the products of mass culture are being spread among consumers as extensively as possible by mechanisms of culture manufacture, in accord (...)
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  27. Robert F. Shedinger (2013). An Ethics of Biodiversity: Christianity, Ecology, and the Variety of Life. Ethics, Policy and Environment 16 (2):224 - 226.score: 144.0
    (2013). An Ethics of Biodiversity: Christianity, Ecology, and the Variety of Life. Ethics, Policy & Environment: Vol. 16, No. 2, pp. 224-226. doi: 10.1080/21550085.2013.801211.
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  28. Dolores L. Christie (2013). Changing Human Nature: Ecology, Ethics, Genes, and God by James C. Peterson. Journal of the Society of Christian Ethics 33 (1):187-188.score: 143.0
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  29. Allan Gibbard (2001). Living with Meanings: A Human Ecology. Proceedings and Addresses of the American Philosophical Association 75 (2):59 - 78.score: 140.0
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  30. Svend Riemer (1950). Book Review:Human Behavior and the Principle of Least Effort. An Introduction to Human Ecology George K. Zipf. [REVIEW] Philosophy of Science 17 (2):204-.score: 140.0
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  31. Valerie A. Haines (1985). From Organicist to Relational Human Ecology. Sociological Theory 3 (1):65-74.score: 140.0
  32. Bill Devall (1981). Environment, Technology and Health: Human Ecology in Historic Perspective. Environmental Ethics 3 (1):85-95.score: 140.0
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  33. Owen Flanagan (1996). Ethics Naturalized: Ethics as Human Ecology. In L. May, Michael Friedman & A. Clark (eds.), Mind and Morals: Essays on Ethics and Cognitive Science. Mit Press. 19--44.score: 140.0
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  34. Sargent (1965). Human Ecology and Demography, Harvard University. BioScience 15 (8):532-533.score: 140.0
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  35. Charles Susanne (1999). Human Ecology: A Matter of Ethics. Global Bioethics 11:119-126.score: 140.0
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  36. Paul T. Baker (1965). Readings in Human Ecology Jack Bresler. BioScience 15 (8):534-534.score: 140.0
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  37. George Colin Lawder Bertram (1951). Eugenics and Human Ecology. The Eugenics Review 43 (1):11.score: 140.0
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  38. Maciej Henneberg (2009). Human Ecology [Ekologia Człowieka]. Volumes 1 and 2. By Napoleon Wolański. Pp. 500+Xvii; 528+Xvi. (Wydawnictwo Naukowe PWN, Warsaw, 2006.) Vol. 1 ISBN 978-83-01-14671-9; Vol. 2 ISBN 978-83-01-14864-5. [REVIEW] Journal of Biosocial Science 41 (4):558-559.score: 140.0
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  39. David L. Jameson (1970). Review Feature Population, Resources, Environment: Issues in Human Ecology P. R. Ehrlich A. H. Ehrlich. BioScience 20 (21):1177-1177.score: 140.0
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  40. F. Webster McBryde & Alfredo S. Costales (1969). Human Ecology of Northwestern Colombia (The Chocó). BioScience 19 (5):432-436.score: 140.0
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  41. O. de Selincourt (1936). Human Ecology.By J. W. Bews, M.A., D.Sc, Principal of the Natal University College, Pietermaritzburg. With an Introduction by General The Rt. Hon. J. C. Smuts, P.C., C.H., F.R.S. (Oxford: University Press. London: Humphrey Milford, 1935. Pp. Xii + 312. Price 15s. Net.). [REVIEW] Philosophy 11 (43):377-.score: 140.0
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  42. L. B. Slobodkin (1982). Kudos for Human Ecology Analysis Human Adaptability Emilio F. Moran. BioScience 32 (4):288-288.score: 140.0
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  43. L. P. Gerlach & L. P. Novak (1965). Human Ecology at the University of Minnesota. BioScience 15 (8):529-529.score: 140.0
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  44. Hinkle (1965). Division of Human Ecology, Cornell Medical Center. BioScience 15 (8):532-532.score: 140.0
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  45. Hinkle (1965). Studies of Human Ecology in Relation to Health and Behavior. BioScience 15 (8):517-520.score: 140.0
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  46. Hugh H. Iltis (1970). Man First? Man Last? The Paradox of Human Ecology. BioScience 20 (14):820-820.score: 140.0
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  47. Laurence Irving (1965). Human Ecology in Alaska. BioScience 15 (8):529-530.score: 140.0
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  48. Duvall A. Jones (1970). Tropical Ecology Human Ecology in the Tropics J. P. Garlick R. W. J. Keay. BioScience 20 (20):1123-1123.score: 140.0
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  49. Lajos Andras Kiss (2009). Chances of Human Ecology. Filozofia 64 (2):166-176.score: 140.0
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  50. Dallas K. Meyer (1965). A Course in Human Ecology and Behavioral Science in Medical School, University of Missouri School of Medicine. BioScience 15 (8):527-528.score: 140.0
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