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Is the Endangered Species Act Eco-Pragmatic?


J. B. Ruhl


Vanderbilt University - Law School


Minnesota Law Review, Vol. 87, 2002-2003

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The Article evaluates the Endangered Species Act using Dan Farber's theory of eco-pragmatism. Eco-pragmatism employs environmental baselines, a moderated precautionary principle, and adaptive management to mediate environmental policy issues. I conclude that the ESA reflects some of these attributes, but does not coherently assemble a truly eco-pragmatic framework.

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Date posted: March 18, 2008  

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Ruhl, J. B., Is the Endangered Species Act Eco-Pragmatic?. Minnesota Law Review, Vol. 87, 2002-2003. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1106408

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131 21st Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37203-1181
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