Sahotra Sarkar: Books


Sarkar, S. 2012. Environmental Philosophy: From Theory to Practice. Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell.

  • [Review]Norton, B. G. 2013. Environmental philosophy: A fresh perspective, BioScience: 63: 404 -406 https://doi.org/10.1525/bio.2013.63.5.15.
  • [Summary] Sarkar, S. 2014. Environmental philosophy: From theory to practice. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C: Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences 45: 89 -91.
  • [Commentary] Odenbaugh, J. 2014. Environmental philosophy 2.0: Ethics and conservation biology for the 21st century. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C: Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences  45: 92 -96.
  • [Commentary] Garson, J. 2014. What is the value of historical fidelity in restoration?. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C: Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences 45: 97 -100.
  • [Response] Sarkar, S. 2014. Environmental philosophy: Response to critics.”Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C: Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences  45: 105 -109.

Margules, C. R. and Sarkar, S. 2007. Systematic Conservation Planning. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, Ecology, Biodiversity and Conservation Series.


Sarkar, S. 2007. Doubting Darwin? Creationist Designs on Evolution. Oxford, UK: Blackwell Press, Public Philosophy Series.


Sarkar, S. 2005. Biodiversity and Environmental Philosophy: An Introduction. New York: Cambridge University Press, Cambridge Studies in the Philosophy of Biology.

  • Excerpted in: Gruen, L., Jamieson, D., and Schlottmann, C. Eds. 2013. Reflecting on Nature: Readings in Environmental Ethics and Philosophy. New York, Oxford University Press, pp. 240 -244.
  • [Review] Jamieson. D. 2007. The transformative power of biodiversity. BioScience 57: 709 –710 https://doi.org/10.1641/B570813.

Sarkar, S. 2005. Molecular Models of Life: Philosophical Essays on Molecular Biology. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, Life and Mind Series.


Sarkar, S. 1998. Genetics and Reductionism. New York: Cambridge University Press, Cambridge Studies in the Philosophy of Biology.