Environmental Ethics : An Anthology, Paperback Book

Environmental Ethics : An Anthology Paperback

Edited by Andrew Light, Holmes, III Rolston

Part of the Blackwell Philosophy Anthologies series

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Environmental Ethics: An Anthology brings together seminal writings on the central questions in environmental ethics.

The book comprises both classic and cutting-edge essays that have formed contemporary environmental ethics, ranging from the welfare of animals versus ecosystems to theories of the intrinsic value of nature.

The volume also discusses alternatives to traditional environmental ethics, including deep ecology, ecofeminism, and environmental pragmatism; and presents important works on particular environmental issues, such as wilderness preservation and global climate change.

Additional editorial material provides a helpful overview of the field and points to new directions and controversies shaping the relationship between humans and nature into the future.

Specifically designed for course use, Environmental Ethics: An Anthology provides an excellent introduction, at once accessible and thorough, to this increasingly important and urgent area of study.

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 568 pages, 3
  • Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Ethics & moral philosophy
  • ISBN: 9780631222941

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A scholarly collection of 40 essays, some classic, some cutting-edge, on themes including the welfare of animals versus ecosystems, the intrinsic value of nature, deep ecology, ecofeminism, and wilderness preservation.

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