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CONTENTS Foreword ERVIN LASZLO Introduction: A Sensible Way to Think and Act PETER SEIDEL 1. Survival Research?A New Discipline Needed Now PETER SEIDEL 2. On Human Survival: Reflections on Survival Research and Survival Policies JOHN H. HERZ 3 World Population, Food, Natural Resources, and Survival DAVID PIMENTEL & MARCIA PIMENTEL 4. Survival from the Brain?s Perspective WALTER LOWEN 5. Biology is Destiny Only if We Ignore it JEROME H. BARKOW 6. Belief and Survival JAMES E. ALCOCK 7. The Social Psychology of Sustainability DAVID G. MYERS 8. The Need for a Planetary Ethic ERVIN LASZLO 9. Rational Sustainability JOSEPH A.TAINTER 10. Seeing the Whole Picture RICHARD B. NORGAARD & PAUL BAER 11. What Can the Systems Community Contribute to Ensure the Survival of Civilization? KENNETH E. F. WATT 12. Economics Weak and Strong: Ecological Economics and Human Survival ANDY BAHN & JOHN GOWDY 13. Historical Perspectives on Global Ecology J.R. MCNEILL 14. Governance Barriers to Sustainability RICHARD D. LAMM 15. Sustainability and Governmental Foresight LINDSEY GRANT 16. Educating World Leaders CHRISTOPHER WILLIAMS 17. A Primer of Civilization JAMES LOVELOCK WITH PETER SEIDEL
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