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What price posterity? : environmental ethics for a new millennium

Author: Wilfred Beckerman; Joanna Pasek
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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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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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wilfred Beckerman; Joanna Pasek
ISBN: 0199245096 9780199245093 0199245088 9780199245086
OCLC Number: 46694361
Description: 320 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Ethics and Economics in Environmental Policy ; PART 1. JUSTICE BETWEEN GENERATIONS ; The Rights of Future Generations ; Intergenerational Justice ; Intergenerational Equity ; Sustainable Development. ; How Much Richer Will Future Generations Be? ; Our Obligations to Future Generations ; PART 2. JUSTICE BETWEEN INDIVIDUALS ; The Intrinsic Value of the Environment ; Plural Values and Environmental Valuation ; PART 3. JUSTICE BETWEEN NATIONS ; International Justice and Sharing the Burden of Environmental Protection ; International Justice and the Environment: Climate Change and Biodiversity ; Conclusion
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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