Valuing the Earth: Economics, Ecology, Ethics by Herman E. Daly

Valuing the Earth: Economics, Ecology, Ethics

EditorHerman E. Daly, Kenneth N. Townsend

Paperback | November 24, 1992

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Valuing the Earth collects more than twenty classic and recent essays that broaden economic thinking by setting the economy in its proper ecological and ethical context. They vividly demonstrate that, contrary to current macroeconomic preoccupations, continued growth on a planet of finite resources cannot be physically or economically sustained and is morally undesirable.

Among the issues addressed are population growth, resource use, pollution, theology (east and west), energy, and economic growth. Their common theme is the notion, popular with classical economists from Malthus to Mill, that an economic stationary state is more healthful to life on earth than unlimited growth. A number of essays in the first edition have become classics and have been retained for this edition, which adds six new essays.

Contributors Kenneth E. Boulding, John Cobb, Herman E. Daly, Anne H. Ehrlich, Paul R. Ehrlich, Nicholas Georgescu-Roegen, Garrett Hardin, John P. Holdren, M. King Hubbert, C. S. Lewis, E. F. Schumacher, Gerald Alonzo Smith, T. H. Tietenberg, Kenneth N. Townsend.

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Title:Valuing the Earth: Economics, Ecology, EthicsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:399 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.9 inPublished:November 24, 1992Publisher:The MIT Press

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ISBN - 10:0262540681

ISBN - 13:9780262540681

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