Green Philosophy: How to think seriously about the planet (Paperback)
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Green Philosophy: How to think seriously about the planet (Paperback)

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Paperback 464 Pages / Published: 01/01/2013
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The environment has long been the undisputed territory of the political Left, which has seen the principal threats to the earth as issuing from international capitalism, consumerism and the over-exploitation of natural resources.

In Green Philosophy, Scruton argues that conservatism is far better suited to tackle environmental problems than either liberalism or socialism. He shows that rather than entrusting the environment to unwieldy NGOs and international committees, we must assume personal responsibility and foster local sovereignty. People must be empowered to take charge of their environment, to care for it as a home, and to affirm themselves through the kind of local associations that have been the traditional goal of conservative politics.

Our common future is by no means assured, but as Roger Scruton clearly demonstrates in this important book, there is a path that we can take which could ensure the future safety of our planet and our species.

Publisher: Atlantic Books
ISBN: 9781848872028
Number of pages: 464
Weight: 418 g
Dimensions: 193 x 129 x 32 mm
Edition: Main


MEDIA REVIEWS
A dazzling book -- Simon Jenkins * Sunday Times *
Beautifully written and ambitious in its scope... An immensely readable book and a valuable contribution to the debate over environmental politics. -- Caroline Lucas * Independent *
The Tories want the environmental agenda back and they have one of the best philosophers of our time leading the charge. -- Louise Gray * Daily Telegraph *

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