Value of Life by S. Kellerts
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Value of Life
By S. Kellerts

The Value of Life

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Value of Life by S. Kellerts

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Debate on the threat to humanity posed by the massive and widespread loss of biological diversity has largely emphasized economic and ecological consequences. In The Value of Life, a leading social scientist adds a critical new dimension. Stephen R. Kellert explores the actual and perceived importance of biological diversity for humankind's physical, emotional, intellectual, and even spiritual well-being. Kellert identifies ten basic values, which he describes as biologically based, inherent human tendencies that are greatly influenced and moderated by culture, learning, and experience. Throughout, Kellert argues that the preservation of biodiversity is fundamentally linked to human well-being as he illustrates the importance of biological diversity to the human sociocultural and psychological condition. His discussion provides the reader with a deeper understanding of how humans depend on a vast matrix of affiliations with other living things to achieve lives rich in meaning and value.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781559633185
ISBN-10: 1559633182
Format: Paperback
(227mm x 151mm x 19mm)
Pages: 263
Imprint: Island Press
Publisher: Island Press
Publish Date: 1-Mar-1997
Country of Publication: United States


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Author Biography - S. Kellerts

Stephen R. Kellert is the Tweedy Ordway Professor of Social Ecology at the Yale University School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, author of "The Good in Nature and Humanity" (Island Press, 2002) and "Kinship to Mastery" (Island Press, 1997), and coeditor, with Edward O. Wilson, of "The" "Biophilia Hypothesis" (Island Press, 1993).

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