Earth Ethics Introductory Readings on Animal Rights, and Environmental Ethics

ISBN-10: 013014827X
ISBN-13: 9780130148278
Edition: 2nd 2000 (Revised)
Authors: James P. Sterba
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Description: For one-semester courses in Environmental Ethics. This anthology contains an ample array of up-to-date, well-related readings on animal rights/animal liberation and environmental ethicsin addition to current topics such as ecological feminism, and  More...

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List price: $116.80
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 9/15/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 390
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

For one-semester courses in Environmental Ethics. This anthology contains an ample array of up-to-date, well-related readings on animal rights/animal liberation and environmental ethicsin addition to current topics such as ecological feminism, and practical applications. Approaching topics through a set of opposing readings shows the strength and weaknesses of various alternative positions.

Receiving a Ph.D. from the University of Pittsburgh, James P. Sterba has gone on to publish (either as author or editor) many notable books, textbooks, and scholarly articles in the fields of ethics and social and political philosophy. He currently teaches at the University of Notre Dame.

Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Judeo-Christian Perspectives
The Historical Roots of Our Ecological Crisis
For God So Loved the World
Animal Liberation and Animal Rights
Down on the Factory Farm
The Use of Animals in Science
All Animals Are Equal
The Case for Animal Rights
A Critique of Regan's Theory of Rights
Ethical Vegetarianism Is Unfair to Women and Children
The Limits of Trooghaft
Respect for Nature
The Ethics of Respect for Nature
Environmental Ethics and International Justice
Environmental Problems and Future Generations
The Aesthetics of Wildlife Preservation
The Land Ethic/Deep Ecology
The Land Ethic: Conservation as a Moral Issue; Thinking Like a Mountain
Deep Ecology
The Ecology of Order and Chaos
Reconciliation and Defense
The Rights of the Nonhuman World
A Biocentrist Strikes Back
Ecological Feminism
From Heroic to Holistic Ethics: The Ecofeminist Challenge
The Power and the Promise of Ecological Feminism
Social Ecology and Environmental Racism
What Is Social Ecology?
Overcoming Racism in Environmental Decision Making
Non-Western Religious and Culture Perspectives
Ties that Bind: Native American Beliefs as a Foundation for Environmental Consciousness
African Biocommunitarianism and Australian Dreamtime
The Buddhist Attitude toward Nature
Taoism and the Foundation of Environmental Ethics
Practical Applications: Global Warming And Ozone Depletion
Global Warming: How Serious Is the Threat?
The Ozone Backlash
International Convention on Climate Change
Practical Applications: Endangered Species
Duties to Endangered Species
Seeking Global Solutions
International Convention on Biological Diversity
Practical Applications: Radical Environmental Action
Tora! Tora! Tora!
Earth First!
Take Back the Earth
Ecological Sabotage: Pranks or Terrorism?
Practical Applications: Economic Growth and Environmental Quality
Do We Consume Too Much?
No Middle Way on the Environment: A Response to Sagoff
Reply to My Critics
Consuming the Earth: The Biophysics of Sustainability
Internet Resources
Selected Bibliography

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