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- Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 45.00
This work responds to the assumption that animal rights philosophies and anthropocentric views are each antithetical to sound environmental policy. Allowing that all living things have interests which should be protected, the author contends that some interests take priority over others. more...
- Georgetown University Press 2010; US$ 29.95
In this expanded and revised edition of a fresh and original case-study textbook on environmental ethics, Christine Gudorf and James Huchingson continue to explore the line that separates the current state of the environment from what it should be in the future. Boundaries begins with a lucid overview of the field, highlighting the key developments... more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 44.95
Examining the issues of ethics and justice as they apply to the environment, this book starts from the observation that the parallel expositions of environmental ethics and environmental justice appear to have few points of contact. Environmental justice is highly politicized and concerned with human access to the environment and the unequal exposure... 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...