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Ecologists and Ethical Judgements

Author: N S Cooper; R C J Carling
Publisher: Dordrecht : Springer Netherlands, 1996.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Bibliographic data : EnglishView all editions and formats
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How we see the world - our attitudes and assumptions about it - profoundly affects the way we deal with it. This book is written by an interdisciplinary team of ecologists, nature conservationists and environmental philosophers. It seeks to make the connection between the theoretical approaches to the valuation of the natural world and how these work in practice.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Printed edition:
Material Type: Bibliographic data, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: N S Cooper; R C J Carling
ISBN: 9789401169653 9401169659 9780412709807 0412709805
OCLC Number: 840311616
Description: 1 online resource (184 pages)
Contents: 1 Ecology: modern hero or post-modern villain? From scientific trees to phenomenological wood --
2 Ethics, ecology and economics --
3 The use and abuse of ecological concepts in environmental ethics --
4 An extensionist environmental ethic --
5 Ecology and ethics: relation of religious belief to ecological practice in the Biblical tradition --
6 Christian theological resources for environmental ethics --
7 Environmental needs and social justice --
8 Christianity and human demographic change: towards a diagnostic ethic --
9 Forging a biodiversity ethic in a multicultural context --
10 Collaborative research and intellectual property rights --
11 Ethical considerations and animal welfare in ecological field studies --
12 Wildlife conservation in churchyards: a case study in ethical judgements --
13 Conflicting priorities in site management in England.
Responsibility: edited by Nigel S. Cooper, R.C.J. Carling.

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