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Living within Limits: Ecology, Economics, and Population Taboos

Garrett Hardin


We fail to mandate economic sanity, writes Garrett Hardin, "because our brains are addled by...compassion." With such startling assertions, Hardin has cut a swathe through the field of ecology for decades, winning a reputation as a fearless and original thinker. A prominent biologist, ecological philosopher, and keen student of human population control, Hardin now offers the finest summation of his work to date, with an eloquent argument for accepting the limits of the earth's resources--and the hard choices we must make to live within them. In Living Within Limits, Hardin focuses on the negle ... More

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Print publication date: 1993 Print ISBN-13: 9780195078114
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780195078114.001.0001


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Garrett Hardin, author

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