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Learning to Say "Enough"

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Science  16 Dec 2005:
Vol. 310, Issue 5755, pp. 1771
DOI: 10.1126/science.1121897

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The Logic of Sufficiency. By Thomas Princen. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2005. 417 pp. $72, £46.95. ISBN 0-262-16232-6. Paper, $29, £18.95. ISBN 0-262-66190-X.

The author argues for the principle of sufficiency as an antidote to the resource depletion and overconsumption that economic efficiency can promote.