The Politics of Nature—Environmentalism
Lecture no. 31 from the course: The Modern Political Tradition: Hobbes to Habermas
Taught by Professor Lawrence Cahoone | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Philosophy & Religion Courses
Environmentalism has been associated with the political left because it is often in the position of opposing major economic interests. Yet it’s fundamentally conservative in that it wants to “go back” to an earlier time. Survey some of the ideas and arguments of this movement and gauge its effect on liberal republican political theory.