HPLS (2017) 39:24 DOI 10.1007/s40656-017-0146-1 BOOK REVIEW CATHERINE LARRÈRE,RAPHAËL LARRÈRE, Penser et agir avec la nature: Une enquête philosophique, éditions La Découverte, coll. Sciences humaines, France, 2015, 374 pp., €14.99 Héloïse Varin Published online: 23 August 2017 © Springer International Publishing AG 2017 The book Penser et agir avec la nature. Une enquête philosophique [To think and act with Nature. A Philosophical Inquiry] by Catherine Larre`re and Raphae¨l Larre`re will most certainly leave its mark in the literature on environmental ethics, just like Du bon usage de la nature [Of the Good Usage of Nature], by the same authors, did nearly 20 years ago. Catherine Larre`re is Emeritus Professor at the University Paris I Panthe´on-Sorbonne and specializes in moral and political philosophy and Raphae¨l Larre`re is a sociologist and agronomical engineer and was research director at the INRA (National Institute of Agronomic Research). The uniqueness of this collaboration does not only come from the complementarity of the authors’ areas of expertise—combining conceptual analysis with the ﬁeld-work aspect of scientiﬁc approaches into a kind of “philosophical inquiry”—but also from having shared a life of research together. Starting from the observation of the global environmental challenges we face, Penser et agir
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