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Environmental ethics : divergence and convergence

Author: Susan J Armstrong; Richard George Botzler
Publisher: Boston : McGraw-Hill, 2003.
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Environmental ethics.
Boston : McGraw-Hill, 2003
(OCoLC)647538595
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Susan J Armstrong; Richard George Botzler
ISBN: 0072838450 9780072838459
OCLC Number: 52424188
Description: xiii, 609 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: INTRODUCTION --
"Unchopping a Tree," W.S. Merwin --
For Further Reading --
PART ONE: THE MULTI-DISCPLINARY CONTEXT OF ENVIRONMENTAL ETHICS --
CHAPTER ONE: SCIENCE --
"Conduct, Misconduct, and the Structure of Science," James Woodward and David Goodstein --
"Putting Science in its Place," Eric T. Freyfogle and Julianne L. Newton --
"Facing the Problem of Uncertainty," Ragner Fjelland --
"Feminism and the Study of Behavior," Marlene Zuk --
"The Little Things that Run the World," E.O. Wilson --
Discussion Topics --
Class Exercises --
For Further Reading --
CHAPTER TWO: MORALITY --
"A Short Introduction to Moral Philosophy," James Rachels --
"Some Basic Points about Arguments," James Rachels --
"Environmental Ethics: Values in and Duties to the Natural World," Holmes Rolston, III --
"Environmental Ethics and the Social Construction of Nature," Anna Peterson --
"Environmental Ethics as Environmental Etiquette," Jim Cheney and Anthony Weston --
"Just Garbage: Environmental Injustice," Peter S. Wenz --
Discussion Topics --
Class Exercises --
For Further Reading --
CHAPTER THREE: AESTHETICS --
"Walking," Henry David Thoreau --
"A Near View of the High Sierras," John Muir --
"A More-Than-Human World," David Abram --
"The Land Aesthetic," J. Baird Callicott --
"The Far Outside," Gary Nabhan --
Discussion Topics --
Class Exercises --
For Further Reading --
CHAPTER FOUR: HISTORICAL CONTEXT --
"The Ancient Roots of our Ecological Crisis," J. Donald Hughes --
"Anglo-American Land Use Attitudes," Eugene C. Hargrove --
"Whither Conservation Ethics?" J. Baird Callicott --
"Wasty Ways: Stories of American Settlement," Alan Taylor --
"Nature in Industrial Society," Neil Evernden --
"Rachel Carson's Environmental Ethics," Philip Cafaro --
Discussion Topics --
Class Exercises --
For Further Reading --
PART TWO: FUNDAMENTAL WORLD VIEWS --
CHAPTER FIVE: RELIGIOUS AND CULTURAL PERSPECTIVES --
"The Historical Roots of our Ecologic Crisis," Lynn White, Jr. --
"Created in the Image of God: Humanity and Divinity in an Age of Environmentalism," Lawrence Troster --
"Environmental Ethics: Some Challenges for Christians," Holmes Rolston, III --
"Islamic Environmental Ethics, Law and Society," Mawil Y. Izzi Deen (Samarrai) --
"Voices from White Earth," Winona LaDuke --
"The Sun my Heart," Thich Nhat Hanh --
"Ideologies of Environmentalism," Madhav Gadgil and Ramachandra Guha --
Discussion Topics --
Class Exercises --
For Further Reading --
CHAPTER SIX: ANTHROPOCENTRISM --
"Animals are Machines," Rene Descartes --
"Duties to Animals: The Failure of Kant's Moral Theory." J. Skidmore --
"Anthropocentrism: A Modern Version," W.H. Murdy --
"The Golden Rule: A Proper Scale for our Environmental Crisis," Stephen Jay Gould --
"The Invented Landscape," Frederick Turner --
Discussion Topics --
Class Exercises --
For Further Reading --
CHAPTER SEVEN: INDIVIDUALISM --
from The Case for Animal Rights, Tom Regan --
"Equality for Animals?" Peter Singer --
"Environmental Values," Peter Singer --
"Animal Liberation is an Environmental Ethic," Dale Jamieson --
from Respect for Nature: A Theory of Environmental Ethics, Paul Taylor --
"Biocentric Individualism," Gary Varner --
Discussion Topics --
Class Exercises --
For Further Reading --
CHAPTER EIGHT: ECOCENTRISM --
"The Land Ethic," Aldo Leopold --
"Whither Conservation Ethics?" J. Baird Callicott --
"Aldo Leopold's Concept of Ecosystem Health," J. Baird Callicott --
"The Land Ethic at the Turn of the Millennium," Holmes Rolston, III --
"The Deep, Long-Range Ecology Movement: 1960-2000 --
A Review," Bill Devall --
Discussion Topics --
Class Exercises --
For Further Reading --
CHAPTER NINE: ECOFEMINISM --
"Quilting Ecofeminism," Karen Warren --
"Ecofeminism," Vandana Shiva and Maria Mies from States of Grace, Charlene Spretnak from The Legacy of Luna, Julia Butterfly Hill --
"Is Ecofeminism Feminist?" Victoria Davion --
Discussion Topics --
Class Exercises --
For Further Reading --
CHAPTER TEN: ENVIRONMENTAL ETHICS IN SOCIETY BIOTECHNOLOGY --
"Biocentrism and Genetic Engineering," Andrew Dobson --
"Ecological Risks and Benefits of Transgenic Plants," G.L. Lovei --
"The Ecological Critique of Agricultural Biotechnology," Mark Sagoff --
"Rights to Life? On Nature, Property and Biotechnology," John Meyer --
PROPERTY --
"The Tragedy of the Commons," Garrett Hardin --
"Visitors to the Commons: Approaching Thailand's Environmental Struggles from a Western Starting Point," Larry Lohmann --
"Taking the Land Rights Movement Seriously," Kirk Emerson --
ECONOMICS --
from Free Market Environmentalism, Terry Anderson and Donald Leal --
"At the Monument to General Meade, or On the Difference Between Beliefs and Benefits, " Mark Sagoff --
"Genuine Progress Indicator (GPI) Accounting: Relating Ecological Integrity to Human Health and Well-Being," Mark Anielski and Colin L. Soskolne --
"Can We Afford to Conserve Biodiversity?" Alexander James, Kevin J. Gaston, and Andrew Balmford --
LAW --
from Should Trees Have Standing? Toward Legal Rights for Natural Objects, Christopher Stone --
POLICY --
"Fragile Freedoms," Bryan G. Norton --
"The Relevance of Environmental Ethical Theories for Policy Making," Mikael Stenmark --
MANAGEMENT --
"Environmental Ethical Issues in Water Operations and Land Management," Cheryl Davis --
POLITICS --
"Ecological Democracy," John Dryzek --
"Leopold as Advocate," Sara Vickerman --
CASE STUDIES AND DILEMMAS --
A. Endangered Species: The Nene --
B. The Klamath River: Farmers, Fishers, Native Americans and Salmon --
C. The Makah Indian Tribe and Whale Hunting --
D. Scientists as Advocates --
E. Are We on a Lifeboat? --
APPENDIX: CLASS EXERCISES --
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS.
Responsibility: [edited by] Susan J. Armstrong, Richard G. Botzler.
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