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The Oxford handbook of environmental ethics

Author: Stephen Mark Gardiner; Allen Thompson
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2017.
Series: Oxford handbooks.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"We live during a crucial period of human history on Earth. Anthropogenic environmental changes are occurring on global scales at unprecedented rates. Despite a long history of environmental intervention, never before has the collective impact of human behaviors threatened all of the major bio-systems on the planet. Decisions we make today will have significant consequences for the basic conditions of all life into  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Mark Gardiner; Allen Thompson
ISBN: 9780199941339 0199941335
OCLC Number: 951833298
Description: xviii, 593 pages ; 26 cm.
Contents: Introducing Contemporary Environmental Ethics / Allen Thompson and Stephen M. Gardiner --
A History of Environmental Ethics / Jason Kawall --
Environmental Science : Empirical Claims in Environmental Ethics / Wendy S. Parker --
Markets, Ethics and Environment / John O'Neill --
Law, Governance, and the Ecological Ethos / Daniel Butt --
The Anthropocene! : Beyond the Natural? / Holmes Rolston III --
Anthropocentrism : Humanity as Peril and Promise / Allen Thompson --
Conscious Animals and the Value of Experience / Lori Gruen --
Living Individuals : Biocentrism in Environmental Ethics / Clare Palmer --
How Ecological Collectives Are Morally Considerable / J. Baird Callicott --
Valuing Wild Nature / Philip Cafaro --
Truth and Goodness : Metaethics in Environmental Ethics / Katie McShane --
Practical Reasons and Environmental Commitment / Alan Holland --
Environmental Hermeneutics and the Meaning of Nature / Martin Drenthen --
Phenomenology and Environmental Ethics / Ted Toadvine --
Aesthetic Value, Nature, and Environment / Emily Brady --
Consequentialism in Environmental Ethics / Avram Hiller --
Rights, Rules, and Respect for Nature / Benjamin Hale --
Environmental Virtue Ethics : Value, Normativity, and Right Action / Ronald Sandler --
Ethics of Caring in Environmental Ethics : Indigenous and Feminist Perspectives / Kyle Powys Whyte and Chris J. Cuomo --
The Sacred, Reverence for Life, and Environmental Ethics in America / Bron Taylor --
Individual and Contributory Responsibility for Environmental Harm / Kenneth Shockley --
Justice on One Planet / Derek Bell --
Sexual Politics in Environmental Ethics : Impacts, Causes, Alternatives / Chris J. Cuomo --
Human Rights and the Environment / Steve Vanderheiden --
Ecological Space : The Concept and its Ethical Significance / Tim Hayward --
Risk and Precaution in Decision Making about Nature / Jonathan Aldred --
Citizenship and (Un)Sustainability : A Green Republican Perspective / John Barry --
Future Generations in Environmental Ethics / John Nolt --
Sustainability as the Multigenerational Public Interest / Bryan G. Norton --
The Ethics of Environmental Pollution / Kevin C. Elliott --
Population and Environment : the Impossible, the Impermissible, and the Imperative / Elizabeth Cripps --
Ethical Energy Choices / Kristin Shrader-Frechette --
Narratives of Food, Agriculture, and the Environment / David M. Kaplan --
Water Ethics : Toward Ecological Cooperation / Angela Kallhoff --
Anthropogenic Mass Extinction : the Science, the Ethics, and the Civics / Jeremy David Bendik-Keymer and Chris Haufe --
Philosophy of Technology and the Environment / Paul B. Thompson --
The Ethics of Ecosystem Management / Marion Hourdequin --
Mitigation : First Imperative of Environmental Ethics / Henry Shue --
Ethics and Climate Adaptation / Clare Heyward --
Climate Diplomacy / Andrew Light --
Geoengineering : Ethical Questions for Deliberate Climate Manipulators / Stephen M. Gardiner --
Environmental Conflict / David Schmidtz --
Environmental Ethics, Sustainability, and the Recovery of Pragmatism / Ben A. Minteer --
Sacrifice and the Possibilities for Environmental Action / John M. Meyer --
From Environmental Ethics to Environmental Action / Avner de Shalit.
Series Title: Oxford handbooks.
Other Titles: Handbook of environmental ethics
Responsibility: edited by Stephen M. Gardiner and Allen Thompson.

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