- File Size: 3675 KB
- Print Length: 344 pages
- Publisher: Columbia University Press (June 25, 2019)
- Publication Date: June 25, 2019
- Sold by: Amazon.com Services LLC
- Language: English
- ASIN: B07L9HKN12
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Time and the Generations: Population Ethics for a Diminishing Planet (Kenneth J. Arrow Lecture Series) Kindle Edition
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In recent decades, we’ve seen human impacts on the biosphere surge far beyond sustainable levels, raising deeply vexing questions about the path ahead. With intellectual elegance and insight, Dasgupta delves into the moral, economic, and environmental dimensions of global population and living standards. This rigorous book opens a normative approach to the fraught choices confronting all of us. -- Gretchen Daily, Bing Professor of Environmental Science, Stanford University
What a book! Written with pellucid refinement and compelling responsibility, it incisively appraises humankind’s numbers in tandem with assessments of ecology, time, personal decisions, and varied social and economic circumstances. Composed at the frontiers of norms and methods, philosophy and economics, demography and social analysis, Time and the Generations offers a systematic and bracing homage to heterodox reason in the spirit of Kenneth Arrow. -- Ira Katznelson, Ruggles Professor of Political Science and History, Columbia University
A brilliant and original analysis of the population-consumption-environment nexus that will determine the quality of human futures on this troubled planet. This book will set the standard with which future discussions on this vital subject are conducted. -- Peter H. Raven, president emeritus, Missouri Botanical Garden
Time and the Generations is a fascinating and enlightening work. Partha Dasgupta and his interlocutors have created a captivating and challenging book. -- Menahem Yaari, S.A. Schonbrunn Professor Emeritus of Mathematical Economics, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
[Dasgupta] uses unique and original analysis of the link between environment, population and material consumption., Choice --This text refers to the hardcover edition.
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