Environmental Ethics: The Big Questions
David R. Keller
John Wiley & Sons, 2010 - Nature - 581 pages
Through a series of multidisciplinary readings, Environmental Ethics: The Big Questions contextualizes environmental ethics within the history of Western intellectual tradition and traces the development of theory since the 1970s.
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WHY STUDY ENVIRONMENTAL ETHICS?
George Sessions Emily Brady John Granrose Frederick Ferré J Baird Callicott
Nonhumans as Machines
Indirect Duties to Nonhumans
In Defense of Anthropocentrism
WHAT IS NONANTHROPOCENTRISM?
The Wild Parks and Forest Reservations of the West and Hetch Hetchy Valley
Attitudes to Nature
A Subjectivist Environmental Ethics
The Trouble With Wilderness
Environmental Ethics and the Philosophy of Technology
WHAT ARE THE CONNECTIONS BETWEEN
What is Conservation Biology?
Environmental Ethics and Ecological Science
The Metaphysical Implications of Ecology
The Ends of the World as We Know Them
Should Trees Have Standing? Toward Legal Rights for Natural Objects
The Varieties of Intrinsic Value
Value in Nature and the Nature of Value
The End of Anthropocentrism?
Is the Crown of Creation a Dunce Cap?
A Individualism Polycentrism
All Animals are Equal
Kantians and Utilitarians and the Moral Status of Nonhuman Life
B Holism Ecocentrism
Gaia As Seen Through the Atmosphere
A Environmental Psychologism
Political Environmental Ethics
Feminism and the Philosophy of Nature
E Environmental Pragmatism
F Direct Action
A The PopulationPoverty Debate
The Ecological Necessity of Confronting the Problem of Human Overpopulation
How Poverty Breeds Overpopulation
Delusion and Reality
A Special Moment in History
B Industrial Agriculture
Toward a Postmechanistic Agricultural Ethic
Socioeconomic Environmental Justice
Environmental Ethics and Economic Policy
The SteadyState Economy
Making Capitalism Sustainable
What Must We Know to be Fair to the Future?
Environmental Justice and Intergenerational Debt
WHAT IS THE FUTURE
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