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Environmental ethics

Author: Robert Elliot
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1995.
Series: Oxford readings in philosophy.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The aim of this series is to bring together important recent writings in major areas of philosophical inquiry, selected from a variety of sources, mostly periodicals, which may not be conveniently available to the university student or the general reader. The editor of each volume contributes an introductory essay on the items chosen and on the questions with which they deal. A selective bibliography is appended as  Read more...
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Environmental ethics.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1995
(OCoLC)604117732
Online version:
Environmental ethics.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1995
(OCoLC)622816755
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Elliot
ISBN: 0198751435 0198751443 9780198751434 9780198751441
OCLC Number: 31132548
Description: vi, 255 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Contents: Discounting versus maximum sustainable yield / Mary B. Williams --
Animal liberation : a triangular affair / J. Baird Callicott --
Duties to endangered species / Holmes Rolston III --
Faking nature / Robert Elliot --
Duties concerning islands / Mary Midgley --
Against the inevitability of human chauvinism / Richard Routley and Val Routley --
Attitudes to nature / John Passmore --
Value in nature and meaning in life / Freya Mathews --
Nature, self, and gender : feminism, environmental philosophy, and the critique of rationalism / Val Plumwood --
Can environmentalists be liberals? / Mark Sagoff --
Ecological theory and value in nature / Andrew A. Brennan --
Stasis : the unnatural value / Colleen D. Clements --
Philosophical problems for environmentalism / Elliott Sober.
Series Title: Oxford readings in philosophy.
Responsibility: edited by Robert Elliot.
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This volume features a selection of articles concerning ethics and the environment. It offers an introduction to the main debates in the area, and deals with such issues as the duty to future  Read more...

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Environmental Ethics contains some first-rate articles, and I recommend it. * Ethics, July 1996 * This collection forms an excellent environmental ethics primer for the student of moral philosophy Read more...

 
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