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