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Democracy and the Claims of Nature

Critical Perspectives for a New Century

by Ben A. Minteer

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  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc. .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Environmentalist thought & ideology,
  • Political structures: democracy,
  • Social & political philosophy,
  • Political,
  • Environmentalism,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • USA,
  • Political Ideologies - Democracy,
  • Ethics & Moral Philosophy,
  • General,
  • Philosophy / Political,
  • Environmental policy,
  • Democracy,
  • Environmental ethics

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages359
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7924445M
    ISBN 100742515222
    ISBN 109780742515222

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Justice, democracy, and global warming / Peter S. Wenz -- Environmentalism, democracy, and the cultural politics of nature in Monte Verde, Costa Rica / Luis A. Vivanco -- Environmental rights as democratic rights / Time Hayward -- Deliberative democracy and environmental policy / John O'Neill -- Pages: Democracy and the Claims of Nature tackles the core questions raised by the intersection of our democratic and environmental commitments, including the conceptual and practical connections between democratic theory and environmental ethics, the potential for an environmentally defined democratic citizenship, the concerns of equity and justice Author: Ben A.

Minteer. Title: Democracy and the claims of nature: critical perspectives for a new century: Publication Type: Book: Year of Publication: Authors: Minteer, BA, Taylor. His book is a warning of sorts, that in our rush to separate human from nonhuman, interests from nature, and politics from ecology, we have jeopardized the foundation of democracy: informed public deliberation about the common good.

Nature is not to be conquered, controlled, or even by: ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: viii, pages ; 26 cm: Contents: 1. Democracy and environmentalism: foundations and justifications in environmental policy / Bryan G. Norton Deweyan democracy and environmental ethics / Ben A.

Minteer Environmental pragmatism, ecocentrism, and deliberative democracy: between. The Hardcover of the Democracy and the Claims of Nature: Critical Perspectives for a New Democracy and the Claims of Nature book by Ben A. Minteer at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping on Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Democracy (Greek: δημοκρατία dēmokratía, "rule by [the] people") is a form of government in which the people exercise the authority of government. Who people are and how authority is shared among them are core issues for democratic development and cornerstones of these issues are freedom of assembly and speech, inclusiveness and equality, membership, consent.

Democracy and the Claims of Nature Edited by Bob Pepperman Taylor and Ben Minteer Lanham, Maryland: Rowman and Littlefield Publishers Inc, “Environmental pragmatism, ecocentrism and deliberative democracy: between problem-solving and fundamental critique’ Robyn Eckersley Introduction.

The year of a presidential election seems like a particularly good time to revisit the qualities necessary for American self-governance. Bob Pepperman Taylor’s book, Lessons from Walden: Thoreau and the Crisis of American Democracy attempts to do just that.

Reaching back to Jacksonian democracy, Taylor uses Henry David Thoreau as a tour guide to reveal the threats and temptations in.

Earth Democracy, while definitely resonating with me philosophically, was a little too touchy-feely and unfocused in my opinion. Nonetheless, the book added to my knowledge base, and intertwined the concepts it claims in its title into an intelligent argument for greater consciousness of the multiple costs modern practices inflict on people and 4/5.

Jacksonian Democracy refers to the ascendancy of President Andrew Jackson (in office –)and the Democratic party after the election. De La Démocratie en Amérique (French pronunciation: [dəla demɔkʁasi ɑ̃n‿ameˈʁik]; published in two volumes, the first in and the second in ) is a classic French text by Alexis de title translates as On Democracy in America, but English translations are usually simply entitled Democracy in the book, Tocqueville examines the democratic revolution Author: Alexis de Tocqueville.

Bioethics: Democracy in vitro. It signals a reverence for nature, but the blood reds hint at something darker. Hurlbut says that scientists' claims are privileged because they “are Author: Insoo Hyun. Part of the task of democracy, even in its most ideal versions, is to critically assess the prevailing democratic order.

And one way to assess a democracy is to envision alternative arrangements that might be superior. In a recent book, provocatively titled Against Democracy, Jason Brennan takes up the chore of assessing existing democracy.

His. Democracy and the claims of nature: critical perspectives for a new century. Book Author(s) Ben A. Minteer, Bob Pepperman Taylor Date c Publisher Rowman & Littlefield Publishers Pub place Lanham, Md, Oxford ISBN.

In this important volume Norberto Bobbio examines some of the central themes of political theory and presents a systematic exposition of his views.

With great astuteness and profound scholarship, Bobbio unfolds the elements for a general theory of politics. Bobbio's wide-ranging argument is focused on four themes: the distinction between the public and the private; the concept of civil society. Revisionist in nature, it reaches the conclusion that monarchy is a lesser evil than democracy, but outlines deficiencies in both.

Its methodology is axiomatic-deductive, allowing the writer to derive economic and sociological theorems, and then apply them The core of this book is a systematic treatment of the historic transformation of the /5. The Case Against Democracy. In a new book, “Against Democracy” (Princeton), Jason Brennan, But the nature of the duty may be similar, because what Brennan’s model omits is that.

Devoted to the profound roots of the inevitability of liberal democracy, the second half of the book ingeniously reconciles the competing claims of democracy, capitalism, science and freedom, and.

The Confidence Trap shows why it is so difficult in the present moment to write a satisfying book about democracy: if the historical record can’t show that we’re sure to overcome current.

Written by the preeminent democratic theorist of our time, this book explains the nature, value, and mechanics of democracy. This new edition includes two additional chapters by Ian Shapiro, Dahl’s successor as Sterling Professor of Political Science at .Chapter II: Of The Principal Source Of Belief Among Democratic Nations At different periods dogmatical belief is more or less abundant.

It arises in different ways, and it may change its object or its form; but under no circumstances will dogmatical belief cease to exist, or, in other words, men will never cease to entertain some implicit opinions without trying them by actual discussion.Democracy and the Claims of Nature will be of great interest not only to students and educators in environmental studies, American political thought, and democratic theory, but to environmental professionals and citizens concerned about the health of both our democratic ideas and institutions and the environment in the 21st : Ben A.

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