The Search for a Livable World
Routledge, Paperback, 9780415935784, 283pp.
Publication Date: June 23, 2005
This is a new edition of the classic examination of major philosophical, ethical, scientific and economic roots of environmental problems which examines the ways that radical ecologists can transform science and society in order to sustain life on this planet. It features a new Introduction from the author, a thorough updating of chapters, and two entirely new chapters on recent Global Movements and Globalization and the Environment.
About the Author
Carolyn Merchant is professor of environmental history, philosophy, and ethics at the University of California, Berkeley. She is author of "The Death of Nature", "Reinventing Eden", and several other books on environmental history. She is a past president of the American Society for Environmental History and a recipient of the society's distinguished scholar award.