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" Nor is there much satisfaction in contemplating the world with nothing left to the spontaneous activity of nature ; with every rood of land brought into cultivation which is capable of growing food for human beings ; every flowery waste or natural pasture... "
Valuing the Earth, second edition: Economics, Ecology, Ethics - Page 28
edited by - 1992 - 399 pages
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John Stuart Mill's Social and Political Thought: Critical Assessments

John Stuart Mill - Social Science - 1998 - 1696 pages
...the presence of his species. A world from which solitude is extirpated, is a very poor ideal . . . Nor is there much satisfaction in contemplating the...nothing left to the spontaneous activity of nature. Concluding the chapter with the remark that "a stationary condition of capital and population implies...
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New Ethics for the Public's Health

Dan E. Beauchamp, Bonnie Steinbock - Medical - 1999 - 400 pages
...the presence of his species. A world from which solitude is extirpated, is a very poor ideal. . . . Nor is there much satisfaction in contemplating the...human beings; every flowery waste or natural pasture ploughed up, all quadrupeds or birds which are not domesticated for man's use exterminated as his rivals...
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Development: Doctrines of development

Stuart Corbridge - Developing countries - 2000 - 624 pages
...individuaL but which society can ill do without. Nor is there much satisfaction in contemplating a world with nothing left to the spontaneous activity...which is capable of growing food for human beings: everv tlowerv waste or natural pasture ploughed up. all quadrupeds or birds which are not domesticated...
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Environmental Ethics: An Introduction with Readings

John Benson - Nature - 2000 - 295 pages
...not only good for the individuaL hut which society could ill do withouL Nor is there much sahsfachon in contemplating the world with nothing left to the...every rood of land brought into cultivation, which is capehle of growing food for human heings; every flowery waste or natural pesture ploughed up. all quedrupeds...
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Sustainability: Life Chances and Livelihoods

M. R. Redclift - Business & Economics - 2000 - 193 pages
...the presence of his species. A world from which solitude is extirpated is a very poor ideal. . . . Nor is there much satisfaction in contemplating the...nothing left to the spontaneous activity of nature. ... If the earth must lose that great portion of its pleasantness which it owes to things that the...
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Environmental Ethics: An Introduction with Readings

John Benson - Nature - 2000 - 295 pages
...individuaL hut which societv could ill do without. Nor is :here much satisfection in contempleting the world with nothing left to the spontaneous activity of nature; with every rood of iasd hrougnt into cultivation, which is cepahle of growing food for human heings; everv flowerv waste...
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W.S. Jevons: Critical Responses, Volume 3

Sandra Peart - Business & Economics - 2003 - 288 pages
...and aspirations, which are not only good for the individual, but which society could ill do without. Nor is there much satisfaction in contemplating the...human beings; every flowery waste or natural pasture ploughed up, all quadrupeds and birds which are not domesticated for man's use exterminated as his...
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Environmentalism: Critical Concepts, Volume 2

David Pepper, Frank Webster, George Revill - Environmentalism - 2003 - 608 pages
...express concern about the destruction to the environment that was being caused by economic progress: 145 Nor is there much satisfaction in contemplating the...human beings; every flowery waste or natural pasture ploughed up. all quadrupeds or birds which are not domesticated for man's use exterminated as his rivals...
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Becoming Human: New Perspectives on the Inhuman Condition

Paul Sheehan - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 198 pages
...and aspirations which are not only good for the individual, but which society could ill do without. Nor is there much satisfaction in contemplating the...human beings; every flowery waste or natural pasture ploughed up, all quadrupeds or birds which are not domesticated for man's use exterminated as his rivals...
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David Ricardo: Critical Responses, Volume 4

Terry Peach - Economics - 2003 - 368 pages
...and aspirations which are not only good for the individual, but which society could ill do without. Nor is there much satisfaction in contemplating the...human beings; every flowery waste or natural pasture ploughed up; all quadrupeds or birds which are not domesticated for man's use exterminated as his rivals...
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