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P.B. Thompson, “F. Bailey Noorwood and Jayson L. Lusk, Compassion by the Pound: the Economics of Animal Welfare (2011),” Journal of Agrictural and Enviornmental Ethics 26 (2013): 517-521, DOI: 10.1007/s10806-012-9377-z

P.B. Thompson, “Aaron Sachs, Arcadian America: The Death and Life of an Environmental Tradition (2013),” Journal of Interdisciplinary History 44 (2013): 270-272.  

P.B. Thompson, “Hugh P. McDonald, Ed. Pragmatism and Environmrntalism (2012),” Enviornmental Values 22 (2013): 555-557.

“F. Bailey Norwood and Jayson L. Lusk, Compassion by the Pound: The Economics of Animal Welfare (2011),” Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics January 2012, DOI: 10.1007/s10806-012-9377-z

“Frederick L. Kirschenmann, Cultivating an Ecological Conscience: Essays from a Farmer Philosopher, Connie Falk, Ed. (2010),” Agricultural History 85(2011): 254-255.

“Jeffrey E. Foss, Beyond Environmentalism: A Philosophy of Nature, (2009)” Techné: Research in Philosophy and Technology 14 (2010):

“Mark Sagoff, The Economy of the Earth, 2nd Edition (2008),” Environmental Ethics 31(2009): 327-330.

“Gail M. Hollander, Raising Cane in the ‘Glades: The Global Sugar Trade and the Transformation of Florida. (2008)” Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics 22 (2009): 615-615.

“John Ikerd, Crisis and Opportunity: Sustainability in American Agriculture (2008),” Great Plains Research 19 (2009): 130-131.

 ‘Marcel Mazoyer and Lawrence Roudart, A History of World Agriculture from the Neolithic Age to the Current Crisis, James H. Membrez, Tr. (2006).” Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics 22 (2009): 101-104.

“Sarah Franklin, Dolly Mixtures: The Remaking of Genealogy (2007),” Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics 21 (2008): 385-388.

“Jason Peters, Ed., Wendell Berry: Life and Work (2007),” Organization & Environment 21: 213-214, (2008).

“Sir Albert Howard, The Soil and Health: A Study of Organic Agriculture, republished with an Introduction by Wendell Berry, (2006); Julie Guthman, Agrarian Dreams: The Paradox of Organic Farming in California (2004),Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics 21(2008): 297-301.

“Paul Cloke, Terry Marsden and Patrick H. Mooney, Eds. Handbook of Rural Studies (2006),” Agriculture and Human Values 25(2008): 137-138.

“Robert Frenay, Pulse: The Coming Age of Systems and Machines Inspired by Living Things (2006),” Organization & Environment 20:115-117 (2007).

“Gregory E. Pence, The Ethics of Food: A Reader for the Twenty-first Century (2002),” Ethics 116: 448; January 2006.

“Phillip Cafaro, Thoreau’s Living Ethics: Walden and the Pursuit of Nature (2004),” Newsletter of the Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy #101, June 2005, pp. 29-34.

“Scott L. Pratt, Native Pragmatism: Rethinking the Roots of American Philosophy (2002),” Newsletter of the Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy #98, June 2004, pp. 73-76.

“William Conlogue, Working the Garden: American Writers and the Industrialization of Agriculture (2002),” Rural History 14(1): 115-116 (2003).

“Finn Bowring, Science, Seeds and Cyborgs: Biotechnology and the Appropriation of Life (2003),” Nature Biotechnology 21 (2003): 987-988.

“Steven A. Moore, Technology and Place: Sustainable Agriculture and the Blueprint Farm (2001),” Agriculture and Human Values 19: 369-371 9 (2002).

“Carolyn Raffensperger and Joel Tickner, Eds. Protecting Public Health and the Environment: Implementing the Precautionary Principle (1999),” Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics 14: 351-354 (2001).

“Gary L. Comstock, Vexing Nature? On the Ethical Case against Agricultural Biotechnology. (2000),” Agriculture and Human Values 18: 341-345 (2001).

“Michael C. Appleby, What Should We Do about Animal Welfare? (1999),” Applied Animal Behavior Science 73:81-82 (2001).

“Tarla Rae Peterson, Sharing the Earth: The Rhetoric of Sustainable Development (1997),” Agriculture and Human Values 17:407-408 (2000).

“Ruth Schwartz Cowan, A Social History of Technology (1997),” Agriculture and Human Values 17:409-410 (2000).

“J. F. MacDonald, ed. Genes for the Future: Discovery, Ownership and Access (1995),” Field Crops Research 49:279-283(1997).

“Hugh Lehman, Rationality and Ethics in Agriculture (1995),” Canadian Philosophical Reviews 16(3): 185-187, (1996).

“Kristen Shrader-Frechette, Burying Uncertainty: Risk and the Case Against Geological Disposal of Nuclear Waste (1993)” The Environmental Professional 17:86-87 (1995).

“H. W. Lewis, Technological Risk (1990); Debora Mayo and Rachelle Hollander, eds. Acceptable Evidence: Science and Values in Risk Management (1991); and K.S. Shrader-Frechette, Risk and Rationality (1991);” Research in Philosophy and Technology 12:312-320 (1994).

“Kristin Shrader-Frechette, Risk and Rationality (1991).” The Environmental Professional 16: (1994).

“Henk Hobbelink, Biotechnology and the Future of World Agriculture (1991),” Environmental Values, 2(1):83 (1993).

“Eugene J. Meehan, Ethics for Policymaking: A Methodological Analysis (1990),” Rural Sociology, 56(1): 140-142 (1991).

“Gary Comstock, ed. Is There A Moral Obligation to Save the Family Farm? (1987), “Agriculture and Human Values 6(4): 62-65 (1989).

“Martin Hollis, The Cunning of Reason, (1987),” The Journal of Politics, 51(1989):460-463.

“William P. Browne, Private Interests, Public Policy and American Agriculture, (1988),” Rural Sociology, 54:106-109 (1989).

“Mark Sagoff, The Economy of the Earth, (1988),” The Journal of Agricultural Ethics, 2(1989): 69-71.

“Kenneth Dahlberg, ed., New Directions in Agriculture and Agricultural Research, (1986),” Agriculture and Human Values, 5(3): 78-82 (1988).

“Michael Heim, Electric Language: A Philosophical Study of Word Processing, (1987),” Canadian Philosophical Reviews, 8(1988): 483-486.

“Nicholas Rescher, Risk: An Introduction to the Theory of Risk Evaluation and Management (1983),” Environmental Ethics 9(1): 91-95 (1987).

“Jeremy Rifkin, Declaration of a Heretic, (1985),” Agriculture and Human Values 3(4):58-61 (1986).

“E. J. Kahn, The Staffs of Life, (1984),” Agriculture and Human Values 3(3): 61-62 (1986).

“Baruch Fischhoff, et al. Acceptable Risk (1981); Mark Sagoff, Risk-Benefit Analysis in Decisions Concerning Public Safety and Health (1985); and K.S. Shrader-Frechette, Risk Analysis and Scientific Method (1985),” Environmental Ethics 8(3): 277-285 (1986).

“K.M. Sayre & K. Goodpaster, Ethics and Problems of the 21st Century (1979),” Cross Currents 32(1): 114-116 (1982).

“L. Hickman & A. Al-Hibri, Technology and Human Affairs (1980),” Cross Currents 31(4): 500-502 (1981-82).

“K.S. Shrader-Frechette, Nuclear Power and Public Policy (1980),” Cross Currents 30(2): 228-230 (1980).