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In nature's interests? : interests, animal rights, and environmental ethics

Author: Gary E Varner
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2002.
Series: Environmental ethics and science policy.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work responds to the assumption that animal rights philosophies and anthropocentric views are each antithetical to sound environmental policy. Allowing that all living things have interests  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gary E Varner
ISBN: 0195152018 9780195152012
OCLC Number: 48533088
Notes: Originally published: 1998.
Description: viii, 154 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction : interests, holism, and environmental ethics --
A critique of environmental holism --
Localizing desire --
Biological interests : questioning the mental state theory of welfare --
The principles of inclusiveness : establishing priorities among interests --
Can animal rights activists be environmentalists? --
Justifying the environmentalist agenda --
Conclusion : two dogmas of environmental ethics.
Series Title: Environmental ethics and science policy.
Responsibility: Gary E. Varner.

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All libraries supporting curricula in environmental ethics should own it ... Varner knows his field, including the relevant literature, and argues using logic and the tools of philosophers. He Read more...

 
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