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Environmental ethics : an overview for the twenty-first century

Author: Robin Attfield
Publisher: Cambridge, UK : Polity Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second edition, fully rev. and expandedView all editions and formats
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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 of the sources of the problems. Attfield also puts forward his  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robin Attfield
ISBN: 9780745652528 0745652522 9780745652535 0745652530
OCLC Number: 868078499
Notes: Previous edition: 2003.
Description: xvi, 272 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Environmental problems and humanity --
Some central debates --
Some critiques of environmental ethics --
Taking the future seriously --
Sustainable development, population and precaution --
The global community and global citizenship --
The ethics of climate change.
Responsibility: Robin Attfield.

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