Overview:Ecophilosophy in a World of Crisis: Critical realism and the Nordic Contributions - Building on its origins at a seminar in Oslo organized by two of the editors, this book combines classic texts of Nordic ecophilosophy and the original contributions of those influenced by this tradition topresent the view that critical realism is indeed a worthy intellectual tradition to carry forward and further develop the work of the founders of Nordic ecophilosophy. It was clear at the seminar that there was a promising convergence of interests and themes in the two approaches; while at the same time, within the Nordic ecophilosophical tradition, there was appreciation of the capacity of critical realism, with its provisionof a robust philosophical ontology and generation of totalizing immanent critiques of Western philosophy, to provide an expansive and secure home for the development of ecophilosophical work generally. If there is a single overarching theme of critical realist philosophy, it surely must be that of the unity of theory and practice, which Bhaskar, following Hegel, has also called "seriousness". This makes the applicability, relevance and actionability of critical realism key considerations for critical realists. There can be no doubt that this concern was shared fully by the Nordic ecophilosophers; and this quality of"seriousness" is a striking feature of the Nordic contributions presented in this book.

This book is on page /a06b960ac9dc90216ed4e00b41bc8290/book/1603729709-9780415686907. It was written by the following authors: Petter Naess, Karl Georg Hoyer, Roy Bhaskar. Book Ecophilosophy in a World of Crisis: Critical realism and the Nordic Contributions, which can be read online, published by the company: Taylor & Francis Ltd. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Medicine, Science, Technology. The book was published on 2011-09-29. It has 236 pages and is published in Hardback format and weight 522 g. File for download Ecophilosophy in a World of Crisis: Critical realism and the Nordic Contributions has PDF format and is called ecophilosophy-in-a-world-of-crisis-critical-realism-and-the-nordic-contributions.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our topcanal.eu site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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