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Plato's Revenge

Politics in the Age of Ecology

Plato's Revenge( )
Author: Ophuls, William
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:MIT Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $18.95
Book Description:

In this provocative call for a new ecological politics, William Ophuls starts from a radical premise: "sustainability" is impossible. We are on an industrial Titanic, fueled by rapidly depleting stocks of fossil hydrocarbons. Making the deck chairs from recyclable materials and feeding the boilers with biofuels is futile. In the end, the ship is doomed by the laws of thermodynamics and by the implacable biological and geological limits that are already beginning to pinch....
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Detailed Subjects: Political Science / Public Policy / Environmental Policy
Philosophy / Political
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.375 x 8 x 0.625 Inches
Book Weight:0.65 Pounds

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