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Environmental Ethics

ISBN-10: 1405176385

ISBN-13: 9781405176385

Edition: 2010

Authors: David R. Keller

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List price: $78.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/15/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 600
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.662
Language: English

Preface
What is the Proper Suject-Matter of Moral Philosophy? A Brief Overview of Environmental Ethics
Why Study Environmental Ethics?
Essays by
What is Anthropocentrism?
Introduction
Humans as Moral Ends: Saint Thomas Aquinas from Summa Contra Gentiles
The Mastery of Nature: Francis Bacon from The Great Instauration
Nonhumans as Machines: Rene Descartes from Discourse on the Method
The Amoral Status of Nature: John Stuart Mill from �Nature"
Nature as Economic Resource: John Locke from �Of Property"
Indirect Duties to Nonhumans: Immanuel Kant from Lectures on Ethics
Mechanistic Metaphysics: Isaac Newton from Opticks
In Defense of Anthropocentrism: Wilfred Beckerman and Joanna Pasek from Justice, Posterity, and the Environment
What is Nonanthropocentrism?
Introduction
Walking: Henry David Thoreau from Excursions
The Wild Parks and Forest Reservations of the West: John Muir from Our National Parks and The Yosemite
Is There a Need for a New, an Environmental, Ethic?: Richard Routley from Proceedings of teh XVth World Congress of Philosophy
Attitudes to Nature: John Passmore from Nature and Conduct
Should Trees Have Standing?: Christopher D. Stone from the Southern California Law Review Vol. 45
The Varieties of Intrinsic Value: John O'Neill from The Monist Vol. 75
Value in Nature and the Nature of Value: Holmes Rolston
The End of Anthropocentrism?: Mary Midgley from Philosophy and the Natural Environment
Is the Crown of Creation a Dunce Cap?: Chip Ward
What is the Scope of Moral Considerability?
Introduction
All Animals are Equal: Peter Singer from Philosophical Exchange vol. 1
The Case for Animal Rights: Tom Reagan from In Defense of Animals and �Animal Rights, Human Wrongs"
On Being Morally Considerable: Kenneth E. Goodpaster from The Journal of Philosophy
The Ethics of Respect for Nature: Paul W. Taylor from Environmental Ethics vol. 3
The Shallow and the Deep, Long-Range Ecology Movement: Arne Naess from Inquiry vol. 16
The Heart of Deep Ecology: Tom McLaughlin from Deep Ecology for the Twenty-First Century
The Deep Ecology Movement: Arne Naess from Philisophical Inquiry vol. VIII
Transpersonal Ecology as a Distinctive Approach to Ecophilosophy: Warwick Fox from Toward a Transpersonal Ecology
The Land Ethic: Aldo Leopold from A Sand County Almanac
Conceptual Foundations of the Land Ethic: J. Baird Callicott from In Defense of the Land Ethic
Gaia As Seen Through the Atmosphere: James Lovelock from Atmospheric Environment vol. 6
Kantians and Utilitarians and the Moral Status of Nonhuman Life: James P. Sterba from The Triumph of Practice Over Theory in Ethics
Persons in Nature: Frederick Ferr� from Ethics in teh Environment vol. 1
General Ethics: Fox from Developing a General Ethics: An Introduction to the Theory of Responsive Cohesion
What are Prominent Alternatives to Grounding Environmental Ethics in Moral Extensionism?
Introduction
What is Social Ecology?: Murray Bookchin from Environmental Philosophy: From Animal Rights to Radical Ecology
Socialism and Ecology: James O'Connor from Capitalism, Nature, Socialism vol. 2
The Power and Promise of Ecological Feminism: Karen J. Warren from Environmental Ethics vol. 12
Ecofeminism and Feminist Theory: Carolyn Merchant from Reweaving the World: The Emergence of Ecofeminism and Feminism and the Philosophy of Nature: Carolyn Merchant from The Death of Nature
Nature, Self, and Gender: A Critique of Rationalism: Val Plumwood from Hypatia vol. 6
Environmental Virtue Ethics: Sandler from Environmental Virtue Ethics
Continental Environmental Ethics: Vogel, �Nature as Origin and Difference"
Beyond Intrinsic Value: Pragmatism in Environmental Ethics: Anthony Weston from Environmental Ethics vol. 7
The Case For a Practical Pluralism: Andrew Light from Environmental Ethics
Earth First!: David Foreman The Progressive vol. 45
The Ethics of Ecological Sabotage: An Exchange from Environmental vol. 4
�Ecological Sabotage: Pranks or Terrorism?": Hargrove
�Earth First! and the Monkey Wrench Gang": Edward Abbey
�More on Earth First! and The Monkey Wrench Gang": David Foreman
Response: Hargrove
What are the Connections Between Nature, Culture, Subjectivity, Technology, and Environmental Ethics?
Introduction
Subjectivist Environmental Ethics: Elliot from Meta-Ethics and Environmental Ethics
How to Construe Nature: Roger J. H. King from Between the Species
The Trouble with Wilderness: William Cronon
Ecological Realism: Shepard from �Virtually Hunting Reality in the Forests of Simulacra"
Environmental Ethics and the Philosophy of Technology: Rothenberg from Hand's End
What is the Use of Ecological Science For Environmental Ethics?
Introduction
Ecology-A Subversive Subject: Paul B. Sears
What is Conservation Biology?: Michael E. Soul� from BioScience vol. 35
Environmental Ethics and Ecological Science: Mark Sagoff from Environmental Ethics and International Policy
The Metaphysical Implications of Ecology: J. Baird Callicott from Environmental Ethics vol. 7
The Ends of the World as We Know Them: Jared Diamond from The New York Times
What are Some of the Ethical Dimensions of Environmental Public Policy?
Introduction
An Essay on the Principle of Population: Thomas Malthus
The Tragedy of the Commons: Garrett Hardin from Science vol. 162 and Ethical Implications of Carrying Capacity: Garrett Hardin from Managing the Commons and The Immorality of Being Softhearted: Garrett Hardin from The Relevant Scientist
Impact of Population Growth: Paul R. Ehrlich and John P. Holdren from Science vol. 171
How Poverty Breeds Overpopulation: Barry Commoner from Ramparts vol. 13
More People, Greater Wealth, More Resources, Healthier Environment: Julian L. Simon from Economic Affairs
Population: Delusion and Reality: Amartya Sen from The New York Review of Books
A Special Moment in History: The Future of Population: Bill McKibben from The Atlantic Monthly
Nature as the Measure for a Sustainable Agriculture: Wes Jackson from Ecology, Economics, Ethics- The Broken Circle
Putting Food Production in Context: Toward a Postmechanistic Agricultural Ethic: David R. Keller and E. Charles Brummer from BioScience vol. 52
Environmental Justice for All: Robert D. Bullard from Unequal Protection
Just Garbage: Peter S. Wenz from Faces of Environmental Racism
A Declaration of Sustainability: Paul Hawken from the UTNE Reader
Steady-State Economy: Herman E. Daly from Valuing the Earth
The Triple-Bottom Line: John Elkington from Cannibals with Forks: The Triple Bottom Line of the 21st Century Business
The Ignorance Argument: Bryan Norton from Economics, Ethics, and Environmental Policy
Environmental Justice and Intergenerational Debt: Clark Wolf from Blackwell Companion to Environmental Philosophy
The Environmental Limits to Globalization: David Ehrenfeld from Conservation Biology vol. 19
What is the Future of Environmental Ethics?
The Future of Environmental Ethics: Holmes Rolston III
Bibliography
Index