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Ecological Economics for the Anthropocene provides an urgently needed alternative to the long-dominant neoclassical economic paradigm of the free market, which has focused myopically—even fatally—on the boundless production and consumption of goods and services without heed to environmental consequences. The emerging paradigm for ecological economics championed in this new book recenters economics on the recognition of the fundamental physical and biological conditions for living on the Earth, requiring a deep reconfiguration of the goals of the economy, how we understand the fundamentals of human prosperity, and, ultimately, how we assess humanity's place in the community of beings.

Ecological Economics for the Anthropocene

An Emerging Paradigm

Ed. by Brown, Peter / Timmerman, Peter


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Publication Date:
September 2015
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PART I. Proposed Ethical Foundations of Ecological Economics

PART II. Measurements: Understanding and Mapping Where We Are

PART III. Implications: Steps Toward Realizing an Ecological Economy

CONCLUSION. Continuing the Journey of Ecological Economics

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