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- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2005; US$ 34.99
Deane Curtin puts today's most important social and environmental ethical issues into their historical, political, and philosophical contexts, and offers deep insights into the nature of our freedom and its relation to justice in our globalized, commercialized culture. Using familiar literary and historical icons to make surprising points about colonial... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 35.68
Internationale Kooperation lebt durch ihre Akteure. Heute kann beinahe jeder Einfluss auf internationale Entscheidungen nehmen. Matthias Gronholz beschreibt die dahinter stehenden Mechanismen und schlägt einen Bogen vom Dreißigjährigen Krieg bis hin zur Globalisierung. Er offenbart den darwinistischen Einfluss auf die Entwicklung zwischenstaatlicher... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.95
Sustainability is now key to international and national policy, manufacture and consumption. It is also central to many individuals who try to lead environmentally ethical lives. Historically, religion has been a significant part of many visions of sustainability. Pragmatically, the inclusion of religious values in conservation and development efforts... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
Today it is widely recognized that we face urgent and serious environmental problems and we know much about them, yet we do very little. What explains this lack of motivation and change? Why is it so hard to change our lives? This book addresses this question by means of a philosophical inquiry into the conditions of possibility for environmental... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
In this book, Toby Svoboda develops and defends a Kantian environmental virtue ethic, challenging the widely-held view that Kant's moral philosophy has little to offer environmental ethics. On the contrary, Svoboda contends that on Kantian grounds, there is good moral reason to care about non-human organisms in their own right and to value their flourishing... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 26.95 US$ 23.36
In this clear, concise, comprehensively revised and up-to-date introduction to environmental ethics, Robin Attfield guides the student through the key issues and debates in this field in ways that will also be of interest to a wide range of scholars and researchers. The book introduces environmental problems and environmental ethics and surveys theories... more...
- OUP Oxford 2002; US$ 154.99
This book looks anew at the question of nature preservation as public policy. The philosophy of nature preservation has to date focused on whether arguments for nature preservation should be centred on the value of nature itself (ecocentrism) or derived human benefits (anthropocentrism). This book argues that this way of thinking about the problem... more...
- 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...