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A Possible Answer from the ‘Source’ of the Environmental Problem

  • Shelly Hiller Marguerat
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Part of the Palgrave Studies in Environmental Policy and Regulation book series (PSEPR)

Abstract

In this chapter, it is explained why the responsibilities proposed as a solution within this book are the chosen ones after many years of research within the most influential texts of property law. Many reasons are provided with references to support that. After showing all the main and secondary reasons, the solutions chosen are supported by the main author general ideas demonstrating his concern for the general preservation of the whole creation including animals and nature. As a bonus, this chapter shows the possible involvement of the main source in the Glorious Revolution and also gives information about Lady Masham, a philosopher who has corresponded with Locke on some of his most important ideas related to this book, their possible hidden love story and their involvement in the Glorious Revolution.

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  • Shelly Hiller Marguerat
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  1. 1.Forel (Lavaux)Switzerland

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