Environmental Ethics What Really Matters, What Really Works

ISBN-10: 0199793514
ISBN-13: 9780199793518
Edition: 2nd 2012
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Book details

List price: $91.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/18/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 720
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.354
Language: English

Extensively revised and expanded in this second edition, Environmental Ethics: What Really Matters, What Really Works examines morality from an environmental perspective. Featuring seventy-one accessible selections - from classic articles to examples of cutting-edge original research - itaddresses both theory and practice. Asking what really matters, the first section of the book explores the abstract ideas of human value and value in nature. The second section turns to the question of what it would take to solve our real-world environmental problems. Moving beyond the "hype," it presents authoritative essays onapplying environmental ethics to the issues that matter right now. The book is enhanced by chapter introductions ("Questions for Reflection and Discussion") that offer brief summaries and questions for further analysis and class discussion.

David Schmidtz is Kendrick Professor of Philosophy and joint Professor of Economics at the University of Arizona. He is the author of Person, Polis, Planet (2008), Elements of Justice (2006), and Rational Choice and Moral Agency (1995), and coauthor of A Brief History of Liberty (2010).Elizabeth Willott is a Principal Research Specialist in the School of Geography and Development at the University of Arizona, where she is a primary investigator on a National Science Foundation grant researching mosquito ecology in Tucson. She is also Curator of Butterfly Magic at Tucson BotanicalGardens, where she oversees the running of the butterfly display and education relative to it.

Preface
Rules, Principles, and Integrity: a General Introduction
What Really Matters? Essays on Value in Nature
Where We Are and How We Got Here: The Roots of Crisis
Questions for Reflection and Discussion: Guilt
The Historical Roots of Our Ecological Crisis
Environmental Philosophy Is Environmental Activism: The Most Radical and Effective Kind
Pleistocene Extinctions
Mad Cowboy: The Cattle Rancher Who Won't Eat Meat
The (Agri)Cultural Contradictions of Obesity
Deep Economy: The Wealth of Communities and the Durable Future
Respect for Nature
Introduction: The Last Man and the Search for Objective Value
Respect for Animals
Questions for Reflection and Discussion
All Animals Are Equal
Animal Liberation and Environmental Ethics: Bad Marriage, Quick Divorce
Values in and Duties to the Natural World
The Elephant Management Dilemma
Respect for Life
Questions for Reflection and Discussion
Should Trees Have Standing? Toward Legal Rights for Natural Objects
Biocentric Individualism
Equal Respect Questions for Reflection and Discussion
The Ethics of Respect for Nature
Are All Species Equal?
Holistic Ethics
Questions for Reflection and Discussion: The Land
The Land Ethic
The Shallow and the Deep, Long-Range Ecology Movement: A Summary
Philosophical Problems for Environmentalism
Radical American Environmentalism and Wilderness Preservation: A Third World Critique
Ecofeminism
Questions for Reflection and Discussion: Three Models of Oppression
Feminism and Ecofeminism
The Power and the Promise of Ecological Feminism
Ecofeminism: Toward Global Justice and Planetary Health
Women, Poverty, and Population: Issues for the Concerned Environmentalist
Women Farmers of India's Deccan Plateau: Ecofeminists Challenge World Elites
Environmental Justice
Questions for Reflection and Discussion: Justice to Win
Environmental Justice: Creating Equality, Reclaiming Democracy
Water Wars: Privatization, Pollution, and Profit
Natural Enemies: An Anatomy of Environmental Conflict
How Wild Does Nature Have to Be?
Questions for Reflection and Discussion: An Allegory
Hetch Hetch Valley
What's Wrong with Plastic Trees?
Restoring Nature, Without Mosquitoes?
Can an Environmental Paradise Be Regained? The Hetch Hetchy Valley Question
Finding Our Place in Nature
Dominating Nature
Questions for Reflection and Discussion
Being Prey
Letting the World Grow Old: An Ethos of Countermodernity
Bonfire of the Superweeds
Learning to Belong
Questions for Reflection and Discussion
Environmental Virtue Ethics
Ideals of Human Excellence and Preserving Natural Environments
The Simple Life
Questions for Reflection and Discussion
Do We Consume Too Much?
The Virtue of Simplicity
On the Ethics of Ranching
What Really Works? Essays on Human Ecology
Weighing Our Options
Questions for Reflection and Discussion: Optimal Pollution
Cost-Benefit Analysis: An Ethical Critique
Moral Pluralism and the Environment
The Costs of Tragedy: Some Moral Limits of Cost-Benefit Analysis
A Place for Cost-Benefit Analysis
The Logic of Scarcity
Questions for Reflection and Discussion
The Tragedy of the Commons
The Institution of Property
Liberty, Property, Environmentalism
Free-Market Environmentalism Pace Environmentalism
What it Takes to Preserve Wilderness
Questions for Reflection and Discussion: South Africa
When Preservationism Doesn't Preserve
Reinventing the Commons: An African Case Study
Choices, Consequences, and Cooperative Conservation: A New Environmentalism?
Overpopulation and What to Do About It
Questions for Reflection and Discussion: The Population Bomb
Famine, Affluence, and Morality
Living on a Lifeboat
Feeding People Versus Saving Nature
Global Environment and International Inequality
Recent Population Trends
Climate Change and What to Do About It
Questions for Reflection and Discussion: Handing Down a Warmer World
Ethics, Public Policy, and Global Warming
A Perfect Moral Storm: Climate Change, Intergenerational Ethics and the Problem of Corruption
Climate Ethics for Climate Action
Testimony, U.S. House Ways and Means Committee
Cities and What to Do About Them
Questions for Reflection and Discussion: Taking Scarcity Seriously
Designing Cities and Buildings as if They Were Ethical Choices
Making Waste Management Pay
Unquenchable: America's Water Crisis and What to Do About It
Energy
Air Pollution Abatement Strategies
Technology and What to Do About It
Questions for Reflection and Discussion: Innovation and Risk Management
Ethics and Genetically Modified Foods
Novel and Normal Risk: Where Does Nanotechnology Fit In?
Virtue Theory and Genetically Modified Crops
Environmentalism in Practice
Questions for Reflection and Discussion: The Ethics of Confrontation
The Environmentalists' Dilemma: Dollars and Sand Dollars
Fragile Freedoms
Tora! Tora! Tora!
The Missing Shade of Green
Taking Environmental Ethics Public

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