Environmental Ethics

ISBN-10: 0198751443
ISBN-13: 9780198751441
Edition: 1995
Authors: Robert Elliot
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Description: This latest addition to the acclaimed Oxford Readings in Philosophy series offers a selection of some of the best articles on ethics and the environment written in the last twenty years. Focusing on the philosophical issues underlying this key  More...

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Book details

List price: $60.00
Copyright year: 1995
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/13/1995
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 262
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

This latest addition to the acclaimed Oxford Readings in Philosophy series offers a selection of some of the best articles on ethics and the environment written in the last twenty years. Focusing on the philosophical issues underlying this key topic, the contributions cover duties to future people, resource conservation, species and wilderness preservation, the relevance of ecology to ethics, ecofeminism, and the tension between political liberalism and environmentalism. Including writings by Baird Callicot, Colleen D. Clements, Mary Midgley, John Passmore, Holmes Rolston III, Mark Sagoff, Elliott Sober, Mary B. Williams, Andrew Brennan, Freya Matthews, Val Plumwood, and Richard Routley, this accessible and timely book makes a perfect introduction to the main debates in this area.

Introduction
Discounting Versus Maximum Sustainable Yield
Animal Liberation: A Triangular Affair
Duties to Endangered Species
Faking Nature
Duties Concerning Islands
Against the Inevitability of Human Chauvinism
Attitudes to Nature
Value in Nature and Meaning in Life
Nature, Self, and Gender: Feminism, Environmental Philosophy, and the Critique of Rationalism
Can Environmentalists be Liberals?
Ecological Theory and Value in Nature
Stasis: The Unnatural Value
Philosophical Problems for Environmentalism
Notes on the Contributors
Further Reading
Index of Names

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