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36%OFFBenjamin Hale - The Wild and the Wicked: On Nature and Human Nature (MIT Press) - 9780262035408 - V9780262035408
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The Wild and the Wicked: On Nature and Human Nature (MIT Press)

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Description for The Wild and the Wicked: On Nature and Human Nature (MIT Press) Hardcover. Num Pages: 328 pages, 22 figures. BIC Classification: RNA; RND. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 239 x 161 x 2. Weight in Grams: 604.
A brief foray into a moral thicket, exploring why we should protect nature despite tsunamis, malaria, bird flu, cancer, killer asteroids, and tofu. Most of us think that in order to be environmentalists, we have to love nature. Essentially, we should be tree huggers-embracing majestic redwoods, mighty oaks, graceful birches, etc. We ought to eat granola, drive hybrids, cook tofu, and write our appointments in Sierra Club calendars. Nature's splendor, in other words, justifies our protection of it. But, asks Benjamin Hale in this provocative book, what about tsunamis, earthquakes, cancer, bird flu, killer asteroids? They are ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
The MIT Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
Weight
604g
Number of Pages
328
Place of Publication
Cambridge, Mass., United States
ISBN
9780262035408
SKU
V9780262035408
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About Benjamin Hale
Benjamin Hale is Associate Professor of Environmental Studies and Philosophy at the University of Colorado Boulder.

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