Radical Ecology: The Search for a Livable World (Paperback)

The Search for a Livable World

By Carolyn Merchant

Routledge, 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 in the Department of Conservation and Resource Studies at the University of California, Berkeley. She is the author of The Death of Nature: Women, Ecology, and the Scientific Revolution and Ecological Revolutions: Nature, Gender, and Science in New England.