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Justice, posterity, and the environment

Author: Wilfred Beckerman; Joanna Pasek
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume provides a thought-provoking critique the main, existing school of environmental ethics and seeks to build a more coherent and rigorous philosophical basis for future environmental policy.  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Wilfred Beckerman; Joanna Pasek
ISBN: 0199245096 9780199245093 0199245088 pbk 9780199245086 pbk
OCLC Number: 45618304
Description: vi, 217 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction : ethics and economics in environmental policy --
2. The rights of future generations --
3. Justice between generations --
4. Intergenerational equity --
5. Sustainable development --
6. How much richer will future generations be? --
7. Our obligations to future generations --
8. The intrinsic value of the environment --
9. Plural values and environmental valuation --
10. International justice and sharing the burden of environmental protection --
11. International justice and the environment : climate change and biodiversity --
12. Conclusions.
Responsibility: Wilfred Beckerman and Joanna Pasek.
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Justice, Posterity, and the Environment provides a radical interrogation of today's environmental agenda and, through the unsettling rays of insight that it casts, offers an engaging provocation to Read more...

 
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