ENVIRONMENTAL ETHICS, FIFTH EDITION offers brief yet wide-ranging introduction to issues of environmental ethics and major schools of thought in the field. A discussion of basic concepts in ethical theory in Part I is followed by an application of these thoughts across a variety of major environmental problems (such as pollution, population, animals) in Part II. Part III introduces students to the major theories of environmental ethics in particular (including biocentrism, ecofeminism, and the land ethic). The final chapter offers a pragmatic approach to reconciling philosophical perspectives as a means to making progress in solving environmental problems.
Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
201 Cengage Learning analysis animals approach argue believe biocentric biological Bookchin Callicott challenge Chapter claim concept concerns copied copied,scanned,or duplicated copied,scanned,or duplicated,in whole Copyright 201 Cengage critics culture debates decisions deep ecology defend discussion domination Due to electronic duties earth eBook and/or eChapter(s ecofeminism ecologists economic ecosystem Editorial review electronic rights energy environment Environmental Ethics Environmental Ethics Watch environmental issues environmental philosophies environmentalists ethical theory example exist future Global Environmental Ethics global warming goal holism human hunting Ibid individual instrumental value interests intrinsic value justice land ethic Leopold living things materially metaphysical moral standing natural objects natural world normative O’Toole perspective philosophical Pinchot political pollution population principles questions rational reason Regan responsibilities review has deemed Rights Reserved scanned scientific social society species suggests suppressed content sustainable Taylor thinking third party content tion tradition U.S. Forest Service understand utilitarian wilderness areas women worldview