- Title Pages
- Introduction: How We Got Here
- 1 Plato: Private Property and Agriculture for the Commoners—Humans and the Natural World in <i>The Republic</i>
- 2 Aristotle: Phusis, Praxis, and the Good
- 3 Niccolò Machiavelli: Rethinking Decentralization’s Role in Green Theory
- 4 Thomas Hobbes: Relating Nature and Politics
- 5 John Locke: “This Habitable Earth of Ours”
- 6 David Hume: Justice and the Environment
- 7 Jean-Jacques Rousseau: The Disentangling of Green Paradoxes
- 8 Edmund Burke: The Nature of Politics
- 9 Mary Wollstonecraft: “Systemiz[ing] Oppression”—Feminism, Nature, and Animals
- 10 John Stuart Mill: The Greening of the Liberal Heritage
- 11 Karl Marx: Critique of Political Economy as Environmental Political Theory
- 12 W. E. B. Du Bois: Racial Inequality and Alienation from Nature
- 13 Martin Heidegger: Individual and Collective Responsibility
- 14 Hannah Arendt: Place, World, and Earthly Nature
- 15 Confucius: How Non-Western Political Theory Contributes to Understanding the Environmental Crisis
- Conclusion: The Western Political Theory Canon, Nature, and a Broader Dialogue
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