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- Editions Rodopi 2009; US$ 53.20
This book shows that environmental protection is a global concern that must enlist all of humanitys cultural, religious, and moral resources. The nine essays in this volume explore the foundations of environmental ethics in the Western philosophical tradition as well as from the perspectives of Christianity, Islam, Daoism, and Buddhism and propose... more...
- Trinity University Press 2011; US$ 14.99
Moral Ground brings together the testimony of over eighty visionaries?theologians and religious leaders, scientists, elected officials, business leaders, naturalists, activists, and writers?to present a diverse and compelling call to honor our individual and collective moral responsibility to our planet. In the face of environmental degradation... more...
- Columbia University Press 2007; US$ 26.99
Virtue ethics is now widely recognized as an alternative to Kantian and consequentialist ethical theories. However, moral philosophers have been slow to bring virtue ethics to bear on topics in applied ethics. Moreover, environmental virtue ethics is an underdeveloped area of environmental ethics. Although environmental ethicists often employ virtue-oriented... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 26.99
Climate change is arguably the great problem confronting humanity, but we have done little to head off this looming catastrophe. In The Perfect Moral Storm, philosopher Stephen Gardiner illuminates our dangerous inaction by placing the environmental crisis in an entirely new light, considering it as an ethical failure. Gardiner clarifies the moral... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 49.95
This book tracks the growth of environmental awareness and conservation in the United States through the major trends of the 20th century, and establishes a philosophical ground for protection of the environment. It records a major cultural shift in the thinking of this nation, and provides guidelines for its continuation. more...
- Temple University Press 2010; US$ 30.95
In the West, humans tend to separate themselves from nature, valuing nature only as a means of meeting their own needs and happiness. This domination of nature often fosters human oppression instead of freedom and progress, as those who ignore abuses of nature tend to disregard human injustice as well. Peter S. Wenz argues that this oppression... more...
- Temple University Press 2012; US$ 28.95
Providing a bold and original rethinking of environmental ethics, Ben Minteer's Refounding Environmental Ethics will help ethicists and their allies resolve critical debates in environmental policy and conservation practice. Minteer considers the implications of John Dewey's pragmatist philosophy for environmental ethics, politics,... more...
- Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 33.99
In the last few decades, religious and secular thinkers have tackled the world's escalating environmental crisis by attempting to develop an ecological ethic that is both scientifically accurate and free of human-centered preconceptions. This groundbreaking study shows that many of these environmental ethicists continue to model their positions on... more...
- University of Queensland Press 2011; US$ 17.99
Can civilization survive the 21st century? Professor Ian Lowe, author, pre-eminent scientist and president of the Australian Conservation Foundation, thinks we have a chance—but we have to act now, and not just on global warming. Here, collected for the first time, are Lowe?s views on topics that concern all Australians—the environment, culture,... more...