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  1. Michael S. Northcott (1996). The Environment and Christian Ethics. Cambridge University Press.score: 225.0
    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. Catharina J. M. Halkes (1991). New Creation: Christian Feminism and the Renewal of the Earth. Westminster/John Knox Press.score: 189.0
    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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  3. Ecology--Religious Aspects Human (1992). Clergy and Scientists for the Environment. Bioscience 42 (8):624-625.score: 186.7
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  4. Steven A. Carr (1990). Celebrate Life: Hope for a Culture Preoccupied with Death. Wolgemuth & Hyatt.score: 180.0
     
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  5. Jonathan Clatworthy (1997). Good God: Green Theology and the Value of Creation. Jon Carpenter.score: 180.0
     
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  6. Lloyd George Geering (1999/2000). Tomorrow's God. Polebridge Press.score: 180.0
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  7. Lloyd George Geering (1994). Tomorrow's God: How We Create Our Worlds. B. Williams Books.score: 180.0
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  8. 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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  9. Charles Birch (1990). On Purpose. New South Wales University Press.score: 174.0
     
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  10. Dieter Steiner & Markus Nauser (eds.) (1993). Human Ecology: Fragments of Anti-Fragmentary Views of the World. Routledge.score: 168.0
    The book creates a framework for a cohesive discourse, for a "new human ecology".
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  11. Bram Tucker & Lisa Rende Taylor (2007). The Human Behavioral Ecology of Contemporary World Issues. Human Nature 18 (3):181-189.score: 150.0
    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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  12. A. Terry Rambo (1983). Conceptual Approaches to Human Ecology. East-West Environment and Policy Institute.score: 140.0
     
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  13. Anna L. Peterson (2002). Christianity and Ecology: Seeking the Well-Being of Earth and Humans. Environmental Ethics 24 (1):105-108.score: 129.0
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  14. Hans-Dirk van Hoogstraten (2001). Deep Economy: Caring for Ecology, Humanity, and Religion. James Clarke & Co..score: 116.3
    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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  15. 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: 112.0
    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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  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: 112.0
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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: 112.0
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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: 112.0
    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. 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: 108.0
    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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  20. Lorenzo Chiesa (2011). Italian Thought Today: Bio-Economy, Human Nature, Christianity. Angelaki 16 (3).score: 108.0
    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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  21. Whitney Bauman (2009). Theology, Creation, and Environmental Ethics: From Creatio Ex Nihilo to Terra Nullius. Routledge.score: 98.3
    Introduction : points of departure -- A genealogy of the Christian colonial mindset : ex nihilo from disputed beginnings to orthodox origins -- Ex nihilo and the origin of an empire -- Ex nihilo, erasure and discovery? -- The cogito, ex nihilo, and the legacy of John Locke -- The creation ex nihilo of terra nullius lands : omnipotent nations and the logic of global-colonization -- From epistemologies of domination to grounded thinking -- Opening words about God onto creatio continua (...)
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  22. Sandra Moog, Rob Stone & Ted Benton (eds.) (2009). Nature, Social Relations and Human Needs: Essays in Honour of Ted Benton. Palgrave Macmillan.score: 98.0
    Bringing together some of the most eminent thinkers in the field, this book celebrates the seminal contribution of Ted Benton to such pressing themes as: realism, naturalism and the philosophy of the social sciences, the continuing relevance of Marxism, philosophical anthropology and human needs, and ecology, society and natural limits.
     
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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: 96.0
    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: 96.0
    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: 96.0
    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: 96.0
    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: 96.0
    (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. Bram Tucker (2007). Applying Behavioral Ecology and Behavioral Economics to Conservation and Development Planning: An Example From the Mikea Forest, Madagascar. [REVIEW] Human Nature 18 (3):190-208.score: 96.0
    Governments and non-govermental organizations (NGOs) that plan projects to conserve the environment and alleviate poverty often attempt to modify rural livelihoods by halting activities they judge to be destructive or inefficient and encouraging alternatives. Project planners typically do so without understanding how rural people themselves judge the value of their activities. When the alternatives planners recommend do not replace the value of banned activities, alternatives are unlikely to be adopted, and local people will refuse to participate. Human behavioral (...) and behavioral economics may provide useful tools for generating and evaluating hypotheses for how people value economic activities in their portfolios and potential alternatives. This is demonstrated with a case example from southwestern Madagascar, where plans to create a Mikea Forest National Park began with the elimination of slash-and-burn maize agriculture and the encouragement to plant labor-intensive manioc instead. Future park plans could restrict access to wild tuber patches, hunting small game, and fishing. The value of these activities is considered using observational data informed by optimal foraging theory, and experimental data describing people’s time preference and covariation perception. Analyses suggest that manioc is not a suitable replacement for maize for many Mikea because the two crops differ in terms of labor requirements, delay-to-reward, and covariation with rainfall. Park planners should promote wild tuber foraging and stewardship of tuber patches and the anthropogenic landscapes in which they are found. To conserve small game, planners must provide alternative sources of protein and cash. Little effort should be spent protecting lemurs, as they are rarely eaten and never sold. (shrink)
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  29. Per Sundman (1996). Human Rights, Justification, and Christian Ethics. Distributor, Almqvist & Wiksell International.score: 92.0
  30. Malcolm A. Jeeves (1997/2006). Human Nature: Reflections on the Integration of Psychology and Christianity. Templeton Foundation Press.score: 90.0
    Approaching modern psychology -- Science and faith: learning from the past -- Neuropsychology: linking mind and brain -- Neuropsychology and spiritual experience -- Linking the brain and behavior -- Human nature: biblical and psychological portraits -- Human nature and animal nature: are they different? -- Personology and psychotherapy: confronting the challenges -- Human needs: psychological and theological perspectives -- Consciousness now: a contemporary issue -- Explaining consciousness now: a contemporary issue -- Determinism, freedom, and responsibility -- The (...)
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  31. J. E. Hare (1996). The Moral Gap: Kantian Ethics, Human Limits, and God's Assistance. Oxford University Press.score: 90.0
    Is morality too difficult for human beings? Kant said that it was, except with God's assistance. Contemporary moral philosophers have usually discussed the question without reference to Christian doctrine, and have either diminished the moral demand, exaggerated human moral capacity, or tried to find a substitute in nature for God's assistance. This book looks at these philosophers--from Kant and Kierkegaard to Swinburne, Russell, and R.M. Hare--and the alternative in Christianity.
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  32. Sally Goerner (2000). Dynamic Evolution: Rules for Building a Solid Human Ecology. World Futures 55 (1):91-103.score: 90.0
    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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  33. 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: 87.0
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  34. Jürgen Moltmann (2012). Ethics of Hope. Fortress Press.score: 87.0
    Part 1. Eschatology and ethics. Introduction -- Apocalyptic eschatology -- Christological eschatology -- Separatist eschatology -- Transformative eschatology -- Part 2. An ethics of life. A culture of life -- Medical ethics -- Part 3. Earth ethics. In the space of the earth, what is the earth? -- The time of the earth -- Ecology -- Earth ethics -- Part 4. Ethics of just peace. Criteria for forming a judgment -- Divine and human righteousness and justice -- Dragon (...)
     
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  35. Allan Gibbard (2001). Living with Meanings: A Human Ecology. Proceedings and Addresses of the American Philosophical Association 75 (2):59 - 78.score: 84.0
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  36. 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: 84.0
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  37. Valerie A. Haines (1985). From Organicist to Relational Human Ecology. Sociological Theory 3 (1):65-74.score: 84.0
  38. Fernando Dias Avila-Piredes, Luiz Carlos Mior, Vilênia Porto Aguiar & Susana Regina de Mello Schlemper (2000). The Concept of Sustainable Development Revisited. Foundations of Science 5 (3):261-268.score: 84.0
    The concept of sustainable development is here revised in the light of a brief historical analysis, followed by a semantic analysis of the expressions development and sustainability. The authors criticize the common use of this concept in a loose way or in wide generalizations, to conclude, based on the principles of human ecology, that it is only possible to make it operational in limited spans of time and in limited spatial units.
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  39. Bill Devall (1981). Environment, Technology and Health: Human Ecology in Historic Perspective. Environmental Ethics 3 (1):85-95.score: 84.0
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  40. 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: 84.0
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  41. Sargent (1965). Human Ecology and Demography, Harvard University. Bioscience 15 (8):532-533.score: 84.0
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  42. Charles Susanne (1999). Human Ecology: A Matter of Ethics. Global Bioethics 11:119-126.score: 84.0
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  43. Paul T. Baker (1965). Readings in Human Ecology Jack Bresler. Bioscience 15 (8):534-534.score: 84.0
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  44. George Colin Lawder Bertram (1951). Eugenics and Human Ecology. The Eugenics Review 43 (1):11.score: 84.0
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  45. 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: 84.0
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  46. 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: 84.0
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  47. F. Webster McBryde & Alfredo S. Costales (1969). Human Ecology of Northwestern Colombia (The Chocó). Bioscience 19 (5):432-436.score: 84.0
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  48. 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: 84.0
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  49. L. B. Slobodkin (1982). Kudos for Human Ecology Analysis Human Adaptability Emilio F. Moran. Bioscience 32 (4):288-288.score: 84.0
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  50. Hendrik Wortmann (2013). Re-Reading Robert E. Park on Social Evolution: An Early Darwinian Conception of Society. Biological Theory 7 (1):69-79.score: 84.0
    Although Darwinian concepts have largely been banned from the social sciences of the last century, they have recently seen a revival in several disciplines such as sociology, anthropology, or economics. Most of the current proponents of evolutionary theorizing in the social sciences avoid references to the older literature on social evolution. On that background, this article presents a contribution to Darwinist thinking in early American sociology that has mainly been overlooked in the literature. As the leading figure of the (...) Ecology Approach, which was established during the 1920s and 1930s, Robert Ezra Park drew heavily on evolutionary concepts to explain human evolution. A systematic presentation of these concepts in the light of the modern discussion on sociocultural evolution is given, followed by a conclusion about what can be learned from Park today. (shrink)
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