Environmental Philosophy

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What Is Water?

The History of a Modern Abstraction

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A history of the modern concept of water that traces how a scientific abstraction has helped to produce a global crisis.

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Sins of the Flesh

A History of Ethical Vegetarian Thought

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Renowned animal rights author Rod Preece examines the history of vegetarianism in its ethical dimensions, from the origins of humanity through to the present.

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Brute Souls, Happy Beasts, and Evolution

The Historical Status of Animals

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In this provocative inquiry into the status of animals in human society from the fifth century BC to the present, Rod Preece provides a wholly new perspective on the human-animal relationship.

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Awe for the Tiger, Love for the Lamb

A Chronicle of Sensibility to Animals

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Brings together the most significant statements of sensibility to animals in the history of thought.

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Biodiversity and Democracy

Rethinking Nature and Society

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In Biodiversity and Democracy, Paul Wood argues that the problem of extinction can be traced to how we think about both biodiversity and democratic societies.

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