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Main Title Environmental ethics : duties to and values in the natural world /
Author Rolston, Holmes,
Publisher Temple University Press,
Year Published 1988
OCLC Number 15427184
ISBN 087722501X; 9780877225010; 0877226288; 9780877226284
Subjects Environmental ethics ; Milieuethiek ; âEthique de l'environnement ; Morale ; Environnement--Protection ; Human ecology--Moral and ethical aspects
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EJBM  GF80.R64 1988 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 10/19/1990
EOAM  GF80.R64 1988 Region 8 Technical Library/Denver,CO 12/27/2005
Collation xiii, 391 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 355-374) and index.
Contents Notes
Humans valuing the natural environment -- Higher animals : duties to sentient life -- Organisms : duties to organic life -- Life in jeopardy : duties to endangered species -- Life in community : duties to ecosystems -- The concept of natural value : a theory for environmental ethics -- Environmental policy : an ethic of the commons -- Environmental business : an ethic for commerce -- Down to earth : persons in natural history. Presents an account of values carried by the natural world, coupled with an inquiry into duties toward animals, plants, species, and ecosystems. This work illustrates the philosophy of nature with numerous actual examples of ethical decisions made in encounters with fauna and flora, endangered species, and threatened ecosystems. -- Amazon.