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Environmental ethics

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  • Theory of Ecological Justiceby Brian Baxter

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    In A Theory of Ecological Justice, Baxter argues for ecological justice - that is, for treating species besides homo sapiens as having a claim in justice to a share of the Earth's resources. It explores the nature of justice claims as applied to organisms of various degrees of complexity and describes the institutional arrangements necessary to... more...

  • In Nature's Interests?by Gary E. Varner

    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...

  • Ethics and the Environmentby Dale Jamieson

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 26.00

    Jamieson asks what is the environment, and how does it figure in an ethical life? more...

  • Nature's Keeperby Peter Wenz

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • A Voice of Reasonby Ian Lowe

    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...

  • Character and Environmentby Ronald L. Sandler

    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...

  • Environmental Ethics, Ecological Theology and Natural Selectionby Lisa Sideris

    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...

  • Doing Environmental Ethicsby Robert Traer

    Westview Press 2012; US$ 25.99

    An engaging and commonsense exploration of how, with a deeper sense of self and one?s place in nature, we can begin to change our carbon footprint more...