The philosopher Mark Rowlands takes a novel perspective on the problem of climate change and how to address it. With energy consumption at the core of the issue, he claims climate, extinction, and pestilence as three epoch-defining environmental issues of our time.
Oxford Studies in Medieval Philosophy showcases the best new scholarly work on philosophy from the end of antiquity into the Renaissance. OSMP combines historical scholarship with philosophical acuteness, and will be an essential resource for anyone working in the area.
The book addresses two main topics-first, the morality of thought and, second, what's involved in having a free mind. It connects these topics by arguing that to have a free mind, a person must be willing to follow his thoughts wherever they lead, and that this just isn't possible if the person thinks that some thoughts are morally off limits.