6 edition of The Logic of Sufficiency found in the catalog.
October 1, 2005
by The MIT Press
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||417|
Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. The attempt to analyze the meaning and logic of moral concepts and moral argumentation is often called what. According to the book, the relativists thesis that "there are no universally held moral values" is probably false According to legal positivism, justice is a positive, self-sufficient.
Principle of sufficient reason, in the philosophy of the 17th- and 18th-century philosopher Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz, an explanation to account for the existence of certain monads despite their ascribed to existent monads indestructibility, self-sufficiency, and imperviousness to extrinsic causality, Leibniz distinguished truths of reason, whose nonexistence would involve a. George N Schlesinger (Nov 7, – J ) was a philosopher, rabbi, and author. He made major contributions in the areas of philosophy of religion, and philosophy of science. He taught and conducted research as a professor of philosophy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, from to , and as a visiting professor at several other universities.
The next logician of rank, if of lower rank, of whom we have sufficient evidence to speak is Galen (– or CE), who achieved greater fame as a physician. He studied logic with both Peripatetic and Stoic teachers, and recommended availing oneself of parts of either doctrine, as long as it could be used for scientific demonstration. The evidence is sufficient to satisfy the legal standard of proof on a disputed question of fact—for example, it is sufficient to justify the positive finding of fact that the accused killed the victim—only if the fact-finder, having considered the evidence, forms a sufficiently strong belief that the accused killed the victim.
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The Logic of Sufficiency is the most thought-provoking book I have read on the interaction of the individual, society, economics, and the environment. You will not be disappointed with Thomas Princen's cutting-edge thinking about humans living in harmony with the land that sustains us.
In this thoroughly original, imaginative, and deftly written book, Princen presents a powerful critique of the environmental consequences of economic efficiency while advocating, with intelligence and thoughtfulness, the principle of sufficiency.
Many books and articles in environmental studies mention The Logic of Sufficiency book, but none develop the concept Cited by: The Logic Of Sufficiency book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. What if modern society put a priority on the material secur /5.
Princen is the author of The Logic of Sufficiency () and Treading Softly: Paths to Ecological Order () and coeditor of Confronting Consumption (), all published by the MIT Press --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.3/5(4).
Thomas Princen is the author of The Logic of Sufficiency and lead editor of Confronting Consumption, both published by the MIT Press and both winners of the International Studies Association's Harold and Margaret Sprout Award for best book on international environmental affairs.
About The Logic of Sufficiency. What if modern society put a priority on the material security of its citizens and the ecological integrity of its resource base. What if it took ecological constraint as a given, not a hindrance but a source of long-term economic security.
Search books and authors. Published: 30 September ISBN: Imprint: MIT Press Academic Format: Paperback Pages: RRP: $ This book will be at the forefrontof normative global environmental studies and will remain a core text for years to come."--Peter Dauvergne, Canada Research Chair in Global Environmental Politics, University of British Columbia "*The Logic of Sufficiency* is the most thought-provoking book I have read on the interaction of the individual Reviews: 1.
Eco-sufficiency, or simply sufficiency, refers to the concept or strategy to reduce the environmental footprint of modern societies. The term was popularised by authors such as Thomas Princen, a professor at MIT, in his book ‘The Logic of Sufficiency’.As a goal, sufficiency is about ensuring that all humans can live a good life without overshooting the ecological limits of the Earth.
The Logic of Sufficiency Thomas Princen The MIT Press Cambridge, Massachusetts I. o o o g. o o o o o g O a. o o o. ting and production of this book.
sufficient use, of some automobility but not too much, enough to meet basic trans. Buy The Logic of Sufficiency by Thomas Princen from Waterstones today.
Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £ Get this from a library. The logic of sufficiency. [Thomas Princen] -- Builds sufficiency as a principle for sustainability with concepts and case studies and shows how seeking enough when more is possible is intuitive, rational and ethical.-publisher description.
Rather, when resource depletion and overconsumption are real, sufficiency is about doing well. It is about good work and good governance; it is about goods that are good only to a point.
With examples ranging from timbering and fishing to automobility and meat production, Princen shows that sufficiency is perfectly sensible and yet absolutely. Book Review Perspectives: Princen, The Logic of Sufficiency the long-term survival of a resource being exploited is possible, and indeed desirable, and he sees this as the way out of our environmental malaise.
In Chapter 1, he outlines the principle of sufficiency, then. This book is an introduction to logic for students of contemporary philosophy. It covers i) basic approaches to logic, including proof theory and especially model theory, ii) extensions of standard logic (such as modal logic) that are important in philosophy, and iii) some elementary philosophy of logic.
Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats Summary: Builds sufficiency as a principle for sustainability with concepts and case studies and shows how seeking enough when more is possible is intuitive, rational and ethical. Thomas Princen’s The Logic of Sufficiency builds on the sustainable economics theory of Herman Daly, which I’ve written about before on these pages.
In this book, sufficiency is suggested as the underlying organizing and decision-making principle for economic activities, replacing laying out the theory in Part One of the book he illustrates its application (and how it came.
The most important part of this book is left unfinished: The Logic of Sufficiency lays out the beginnings of a set of principles, assumptions and connecting theory for rationally and collectively self-managing complex adaptive systems (which almost all natural and social systems substantially are).
Hegel’s Logic. Being Part One of the Encyclopaedia of The Philosophical Sciences () by G.W.F. Hegel Translated by William Wallace with a Foreword by Andy Blunden.
The book lays a foundation for more theoretical courses like topology, analysis, and abstract algebra. It highlights logic, proofs, and other basic objects and language used in higher mathematics. Book of Proof is an ultimate guidebook even for those having the slightest of the inclination towards mathematical maturity!.
The Logic of Failure is a popular translation of what appears to be some pretty hefty scholarly literature (I think-didn't bother to actually check 30 years of literature in German), that is hindered by becoming largely accepted wisdom. Dorner is a cognitive scientist who based this book on a series of studies of how people interacted with /5(59).An Adventure in Language and Logic.
based on. INTRODUCTION TO LOGIC. Hypothesis and conclusion: Necessary and sufficient. The converse "if and only if" The contradiction.
The contrapositive. The inverse. Valid arguments: The relationship between truth and validity. L OGIC, WE COULD SAY, is the study of If-then sentences.The logic would define a new kind of inference that is neither deduction nor abduction: the set of requirement "conduces" to the system, as a sufficient solution for the purpose in question.
A fridge does not necessitate "preserving food", but this requirement makes the fridge a sufficient solution.