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International environmental law, policy, and ethics

Author: Alexander Gillespie
Publisher: Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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"This second edition of International Environmental Law, Policy, and Ethics revises and expands this groundbreaking study into the question of why the environment is protected in the international arena. This question is rarely asked because it is assumed that each member of the international community wants to achieve the same ends. However, in his innovative study of international environmental ethics, Alexander  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alexander Gillespie
ISBN: 9780198713456 0198713452
OCLC Number: 889517880
Description: xxii, 196 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Anthropocentricism --
Self interest --
Economics --
Religion --
Aesthetics --
Culture --
Future generations --
Animals and other living entities --
Species and ecosystems.
Responsibility: Alexander Gillespie.

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International Environmental Law, Policy, and Ethics investigates the ethical and political justifications for the international legal regime protecting the environment, and analyses in detail the  Read more...

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