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Philosophical foundations for the practices of ecology

William A. Reiners

Philosophical foundations for the practices of ecology

by William A. Reiners

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Published by Cambridge University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ecology -- Philosophy,
  • Perspective (Philosophy)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementWilliam Reiners, Jeffrey Lockwood.
    ContributionsLockwood, Jeffrey Alan, 1960-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH540.5 .R45 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23667931M
    ISBN 109780521115698, 9780521133036
    LC Control Number2009024548

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