Book details

Publication date: January 2023
Keywords: ideology of the West; origins; civilization; instrumental rationality; cities; Stoicism; Socratic ethics; Plato; Confucianism; Buddhism; Zoroastrianism; apocalypticism; millenarianism; utopias; hedonist utilitarianism; consumerism
Subject(s): PHILOSOPHY / History & Surveys / General, PHILOSOPHY / General, NATURE / General, HISTORY / Europe / General, RELIGION / History, Philosophy and Religion, Economic theory and philosophy, Ancient, classical and medieval texts, Environmentalist thought and ideology, Religious Studies, Environmental Studies, History, ideology of the West; origins; civilization; instrumental rationality; cities; Stoicism; Socratic ethics; Plato; Confucianism; Buddhism; Zoroastrianism; apocalypticism; millenarianism; utopias; hedonist utilitarianism; consumerism, Philosophy / Environment / Sustainability
Publisher(s): The University of Alberta Press

Martin M. Tweedale. Martin M. Tweedale holds a BA from Princeton and a PhD from UCLA, where he specialized in medieval and ancient Western philosophy. He has published extensively in these areas as well as metaphysics. Before coming to the University of Alberta, he taught at the University of Pittsburgh, UCLA, and the University of Auckland in New Zealand. He is a life-long supporter of efforts to preserve the natural environment.

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