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Conservation and practical morality : challenges to education and reform

Author: Les Brown
Publisher: New York : St. Martins [sic] Press, 1987.
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Brown, Les, 1914-
Conservation and practical morality.
New York : St. Martins [sic] Press, 1987
(OCoLC)767568035
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Les Brown
ISBN: 0312162723 9780312162726
OCLC Number: 13121557
Notes: Spine title: Conservation & practical morality.
Includes indexes.
Description: ix, 222 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Nature and purpose of morality: persons --
Social context of morality --
The fundamental idea of morality --
The common interest and the common good --
Moral points of view --
The meaning of conservation --
Conservation and quality of life --
Inadequacies in environmental ethics --
Distributive justice and conservation --
A global morality and conservation --
Posterity and conservation --
Conservation and a morality of animal interests --
Underlying principles --
Politicians and political thinking in a party political system --
Political thinking, decision-making and conservation --
The law, morality and conservation --
International law, a global morality and conservation --
Moral and rational fallibilty in decision making --
Developing and developed countries --
The developed countries: industrialization and technology --
World poplulation --
Political conflict and nuclear threat --
Complexity of conservation problems --
The idea of education --
Practical judgements --
Human imperfection --
Political judfements --
Human imperfection --
Political reform --
Social and legal reform --
Priorities and action.
Other Titles: Conservation & practical morality
Responsibility: Les Brown.

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