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Economic values and the natural world

by David W. Pearce

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  • 27 Currently reading

Published by MIT Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sustainable development,
  • Environmental policy,
  • Environmental policy -- Economic aspects,
  • Natural resources

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 119-[125]) and index.

    StatementDavid W. Pearce.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC79.E5 P368 1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 129 p. :
    Number of Pages129
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1442502M
    ISBN 100262161389, 0262660849
    LC Control Number93077257
    OCLC/WorldCa28947441

    Furthermore, contemporary culture largely regards the natural world as a fragmented collection of discrete parts, rather than as an integrated, living, co-evolving whole. This atomistic and disintegrative perspective ignores current scientific knowledge and distorts our sense of self, nature, community, economy, and democracy. Economic value alone is inadequate to ensure economic sustainability. There is a need to bring in ecological and social values to make effective decisions. Because of its individual and instrumental nature, economic value prioritizes the present and heavily discounts future value.

    The last chapter was a really good overview of the different economies of the world in the I am not an economist or an historian but I still found this book interesting, as it gives a global outlook on the economy and the reason of the advancement of of different economies at different times/5. The book straddled the two disciplines of the ‘social sciences’ and the ‘ecological sciences’, and addressed the vitally important cross-disciplinary debate about how .

      If we allow the discussion to shift from values to value – from love to greed – we cede the natural world to the forces wrecking it. But to paint such a one-sided picture is a dangerous : Tony Juniper.   American values might not survive a world where the possessors of such power view U.S. institutions and civil society as a destabilizing threat. China’s Vision of Victory asks readers to.


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The author argues that the people of the Earth should allocate values to natural resources. He analyzes why values must be attributed to the environment, how different methods of analysis may be utilized and the consequences for economic development and global environmental problems.

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