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The Agrarian Vision: Sustainability and Environmental Ethics

Paul B. Thompson

Abstract

As industry and technology proliferate in modern society, sustainability has jumped to the forefront of contemporary political and environmental discussions. The balance between progress and the earth's ability to provide for its inhabitants grows increasingly precarious as we attempt to achieve sustainable development. This book articulates a new agrarian philosophy, emphasizing the vital role of agrarianism in modern agricultural practices. It unites concepts of agrarian philosophy, political theory, and environmental ethics to illustrate the importance of creating and maintaining environmen ... More

Keywords: environment, sustainable development, agrarianism, agriculture, agrarian philosophy, environmental ethics, political theory

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780813125879
Published to Kentucky Scholarship Online: September 2011 DOI:10.5810/kentucky/9780813125879.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Paul B. Thompson, author