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Environmental ethics

  • Against Ecological Sovereigntyby Mick Smith

    University of Minnesota Press 2011; US$ 75.00

    Links the political critique of sovereign power with ecological concerns more...

  • The American Experience in Environmental Protectionby Lisa Newton

    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...

  • 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...

  • Case Studies in Environmental Ethicsby Patrick Derr; Edward McNamara

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2003; US$ 33.99

    A collection of more than 40 case studies covering diverse topics such as genetic engineering, aesthetics, pollution, animal rights, population, and resource management, Case Studies in Environmental Ethics is intended as a supplemental book for college courses primarily in environmental ethics. Each case presents factual information on a particular... 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...

  • 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...

  • Choosing a Futureby A. Grear; C. Gearty

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    The issue is no longer whether climate change is happening; it is rather what we should now be doing about it. Drawing together key thinkers and policy experts, this unique volume - also a Special Issue of the Journal of Human Rights and the Environment - engages with the human dimensions of climate change, offering a timely intervention into contemporary... more...

  • Climate-Challenged Societyby John S. Dryzek; Richard B. Norgaard; David Schlosberg

    Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 28.99

    This book is an original, accessible, and thought-provoking introduction to the severe and broad-ranging challenges that climate change presents and how societies can respond. It synthesizes and deploys cutting-edge scholarship on the range of social, economic, political, and philosophical issues surrounding climate change. The treatment is introductory,... more...

  • Climate change and sustainable developmentby Thomas Potthast; Simon Meisch

    Springer 2012; US$ 99.00

    Climate change is a major framing condition for sustainable development of agriculture and food. Global food production is a major contributor to global greenhouse gas emissions and at the same time it is among the sectors worst affected by climate change.This book brings together a multidisciplinary group of authors exploring the ethical dimensions... more...

  • Doing Environmental Ethicsby Robert Traer

    Westview Press 2012; US$ 40.00

    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...