Routledge (1994)

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Paul B. Thompson
Michigan State University
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The Spirit of the Soil challenges environmentalists to think more deeply and creatively about agriculture. Paul B. Thompson identifies four `worldviews' which tackle agricultural ethics according to different philosophical priorities; productionism, stewardship, economics and holism. He examines current issues such as the use of pesticides and biotechnology from these ethical perspectives. This book achieves an open-ended account of sustainability designed to minimise hubris and help us to recapture the spirit of the soil
Keywords Agriculture   Environmental ethics
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ISBN(s) 9780415086233   041508623X   0415086221   9781138676626   9780203980552   9781138676633   1138676632   1138676624   0415086221
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