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Environmental ethics

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  • Recognizing the Autonomy of Natureby Thomas Heyd

    Columbia University Press 2005; US$ 64.99

    The contributors to this collection address what is meant by "nature" and in what sense it can be seen as autonomous. They then consider the conflicts that arise between the satisfaction of human needs and interests and respect for nature's autonomy. The essays in the book's final section turn to management and restoration practices, investigating... more...

  • The American Experience in Environmental Protectionby Lisa Newton

    Springer International Publishing 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...

  • Boundariesby Christine E. Gudorf; James E. Huchingson

    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...

  • Character and Environmentby Ronald L. Sandler

    Columbia University Press 2007; US$ 28.99

    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...

  • Chinnagounder's Challengeby Deane W. Curtin

    Indiana University Press 1999; US$ 11.95

    "... an important contribution to environmental philosophy.... includes provocative discussions of institutional and systemic violence, indigenous resistance to 'development,' the land ethic, deep ecology, ecofeminism, women's ecological knowledge, Jeffersonian agrarian republicanism, Berry's ideas about ... more...

  • Climate Change Adaptation and Human Capabilitiesby David O. Kronlid

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 100.00

    Climate Change Adaptation and Human Capabilities explores learning, health, mobility, and play as climate capabilities and produces new insights into the depth of climate change impact on social life. more...

  • Environmental Ethicsby King-Tak Ip

    Editions Rodopi 2009; US$ 53.20

    This book shows that environmental protection is a global concern that must enlist all of humanity’s 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...

  • Environmental Ethics, Ecological Theology and Natural Selectionby Lisa Sideris

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 34.99

    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...

  • Environmental Ethics and Sustainabilityby Hal Taback; Ram Ramanan

    CRC Press 2013; US$ 121.95

    Environmental Ethics and Sustainability: A Casebook for Environmental Professionals introduces a decision-making model constructed from the viewpoint that ethics are not about the way things are, but about the way things should be. The first part of the book covers natural human instincts, human attitude, treatment of other species and the natural... more...

  • Environmental Pragmatismby Eric Katz; Andrew Light

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95

    Environmental pragmatism is a new strategy in environmental thought. It argues that theoretical debates are hindering the ability of the environmental movement to forge agreement on basic policy imperatives. This new direction in environmental thought moves beyond theory, advocating a serious inquiry into the merits of moral pluralism. Environmental... more...