Between Economics and Ecology: Some Historical and Philosophical Considerations for Modelers of Natural Capital

@article{Foster2003BetweenEA,
  title={Between Economics and Ecology: Some Historical and Philosophical Considerations for Modelers of Natural Capital},
  author={Jay Foster},
  journal={Environmental Monitoring and Assessment},
  year={2003},
  volume={86},
  pages={63-74}
}
  • Jay Foster
  • Published 2003
  • Engineering, Medicine
  • Environmental Monitoring and Assessment
Natural capital models attempt to remediate the relationship between economics and ecology either by conjoining models and theories from each discipline or by finding a type of phenomena that can be meaningfully measured by both fields. The developmentof a widely accepted model which integrates economics and ecologyhas eluded researchers since the early 1970s. This paper offers an historical and philosophical perspective on some of the conceptual problems or obstacles that hinder the… Expand

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