The Culture of Extinction
Toward a Philosophy of Deep Ecology
By (author) Frederic L. Bender
Culture of Extinction by Frederic L. Bender
Book DescriptionGlobal warming, air and water pollution, ozone-layer depletion, species extinction - these are all the results of what philosopher Frederic L. Bender calls our "culture of extinction." In this probing analysis of the basic cultural assumptions and historical factors that have led to the current dire ecological situation, Bender argues that our only chance of avoiding imminent disaster is to recognise and then change the destructive trends in contemporary culture that will surely be our undoing if left unchecked.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781591020554
(230mm x 150mm x 40mm)
Imprint: Prometheus Books
Publisher: Prometheus Books
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2003
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Frederic L. Bender
Frederic L. Benderis professor of philosophy at the University of Colorado and is the editor of "The Communist Manifesto: A Norton Critical Edition, The Betrayal of Marx," and "Karl Marx: The Essential Writings.""
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