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Main Title Environmental ethics : an introduction to environmental philosophy /
Author DesJardins, Joseph R.
Publisher Thomson Wadsworth,
Year Published 2006
OCLC Number 60603043
ISBN 0534520847; 9780534520847
Subjects Environmental ethics ; Umweltethik ; Umweltethik--(DE-588)4078520-8
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
ELBM  GE42.D477 2006 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 05/31/2016
Edition 4th ed.
Collation xviii, 286 pages ; 24 cm
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes Basic concepts -- Science, ethics and the environment -- Technological solutions to environmental problems -- Ethical theory and the environment -- Why protect endangered species? -- Environmental ethics as applied ethics -- Ethics and economics: managing public lands -- Development versus preservation -- Responsibilities to future generations: sustainable development -- Population and consumption -- Responsibilities to the natural world: from anthropocentric to nonanthropocentric ethics -- Animal research and factory farming -- Theories of environmental ethics -- Biocentric ethics and the inherent value of life -- Biodiversity -- Wilderness, ecology, and ethics -- Wilderness management: the cases of Yellowstone and the Boundary Waters Canoe Area wilderness -- The land ethic -- A place for predators -- Deep ecology -- Eco-philosophy as religion -- Environmental justice and social ecology -- Exporting toxic wastes: the World Bank memo -- Ecofeminism -- The Chipko Movement -- Pluralism, pragmatism, and sustainability -- Community-based conservation. This edition offers a new section on religion and environmental ethics, updated material on issues of population and consumption, an expanded discussion of ecofeminism and an enhanced chapter on pragmatism and pluralism in moral theories.
Place Published Belmont, Calif.
PUB Date Free Form ©2006
BIB Level m
Medium unmediated
Content text
Carrier volume
Cataloging Source OCLC/T
LCCN 2004115340
Merged OCLC records 1089773729
OCLC Time Stamp 20180404072850
Language eng
Origin OCLC
Type CAT
OCLC Rec Leader 02908cam 2200469Ia 45010