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The Resource Environmental ethics : an introduction to environmental philosophy, Joseph R. DesJardins

Environmental ethics : an introduction to environmental philosophy, Joseph R. DesJardins

Label
Environmental ethics : an introduction to environmental philosophy
Title
Environmental ethics
Title remainder
an introduction to environmental philosophy
Statement of responsibility
Joseph R. DesJardins
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
DesJardins, Joseph R
Index
index present
LC call number
GE42
LC item number
.D477 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Environmental ethics
  • Environmental ethics
  • Miljöetik
Label
Environmental ethics : an introduction to environmental philosophy, Joseph R. DesJardins
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface -- I. Basic concepts -- 1. Science, politics, and ethics -- Discussion: global climate change -- Introduction: why philosophy? -- Science and ethics -- Philosophy, politics, and ethical relativism -- Environmental ethics: an overview -- Summary -- Notes -- Discussion questions -- Global Environmental Ethics Watch -- 2. Ethical theories and the environment -- Discussion: Why protect endangered species? -- Introduction -- Philosophical ethics: getting comfortable with the topic -- The natural law tradition -- teleology and virtues -- Contemporary perspectives on teleology -- The utilitarian tradition -- Contemporary perspectives on utilitarianism -- Deontology: an ethics of duty and rights -- Contemporary perspectives on deontological ethics -- Environmental ethics and religious principles -- The good of God's creation -- Finding the divine in nature -- The ultimate respect for value of life -- Social justice ministries -- Stewardship -- Summary and conclusions -- Notes -- Discussion questions -- Global Environmental Ethics Watch -- II. Environmental ethics as applied ethics -- 3. Ethics and economics: managing public lands -- Discussion: BP's deepwater horizon spill -- Introduction -- Conservation or preservation? -- Managing the national forests -- Pollution and economics -- Ethical issues in economic analysis -- Cost-benefit analysis -- Ethical analysis and environmental economics -- Summary and conclusions -- Notes -- Discussion questions -- Global Environmental Ethics Watch -- 4. Sustainability and responsibilities to the future -- Discussion: fad or future? -- Introduction -- Do we have responsibilities to future generations? -- What do we owe future generations? -- Consumption and sustainable development -- Summary and conclusions -- Notes -- Discussion questions -- Global Environmental Ethics Watch -- 5. Responsibilities to the natural world: from anthropocentric to nonanthropocentric ethics -- Discussion: industrial farming: mass producing animals as food -- Introduction -- Moral standing in the western tradition -- Early environmental ethics -- Moral standing -- Do trees have standing? -- Peter Singer and the Animal Liberation Movement -- Tom Regan and animal rights -- Ethical implications of animal welfare -- Critical challenges -- Summary and conclusions -- Notes -- Discussion questions -- Global Environmental Watch -- III. Theories of environmental ethics -- 6. Biocentric ethics and the inherent value of life -- Discussion: synthetic biology and the value of life -- Introduction -- Instrumental value and intrinsic value -- Biocentric ethics and the reverence for life -- Ethics and character -- Taylor's biocentric ethics -- Practical implications -- Challenges and developments -- Summary and conclusions -- Notes -- Discussion questions -- Global Ennvironmental Watch -- 7. Wilderness, ecology, and ethics -- Discussion: Wilderness management: fighting fires in Yellowstone -- Introduction -- The wilderness ideal -- The wilderness "myth": the contemporary debate -- From ecology to philosophy -- From ecology to ethics -- Varieties of holism -- Summary and conclusions -- Notes -- Discussion questions -- Global Environmental Ethics Watch -- 8. The land ethic -- Discussion: hunting, ethics, and the environment -- Introduction -- The land ethic -- Leopold's holism -- Criticisms of the land ethic: facts and values -- Criticisms of the land ethic: holistic ethics -- Callicott's revisions -- Summary and conclusions -- Notes -- Discussion questions -- Global Environmental Ethics Watch -- 9. Radical environmental philosophy: deep ecology and ecofeminism -- Discussion: Environmental activism or ecoterrorism? -- Introduction -- Deep ecology -- The deep ecology platform -- Metaphysical ecology -- From metaphysics to ethics -- Self-realization and biocentric equality -- Criticisms of deep ecology -- Ecofeminism: making connections -- Ecofeminism: recent developments -- Summary and conclusions -- Notes -- Discussion questions -- Global Environmental Ethics Watch -- 10. Environmental justice and social ecology -- Discussion: environmental refugees -- Introduction -- Property rights and libertarian justice -- Justice and fairness -- Environmental justice and environmental racism -- Murray Bookchin's social ecology -- Critical reflections -- Summary and conclusions -- Notes -- Discussion questions -- Global Environmental Ethics Watch -- 11. Pluralism, pragmatism, and sustainability -- Discussion: carbon mitigation and stabilization wedges -- Introduction: agreement and disagreement in environmental ethics -- Moral pluralism and moral monism -- Environmental pragmatism -- Conclusion: sustainability revisited -- Notes -- Global Environmental Ethics Watch -- Glossary -- Index
Control code
782198392
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
5th ed
Extent
xvi, 282 pages
Isbn
9781133049975
Lccn
2011941646
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
ASSOCIATED STUDENTS TEXTBOOKS RESERVES IN COPLEY LIBRARY DO NOT CONTAIN TEXTBOOK ACCESS CODES
System control number
(OCoLC)782198392
Label
Environmental ethics : an introduction to environmental philosophy, Joseph R. DesJardins
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface -- I. Basic concepts -- 1. Science, politics, and ethics -- Discussion: global climate change -- Introduction: why philosophy? -- Science and ethics -- Philosophy, politics, and ethical relativism -- Environmental ethics: an overview -- Summary -- Notes -- Discussion questions -- Global Environmental Ethics Watch -- 2. Ethical theories and the environment -- Discussion: Why protect endangered species? -- Introduction -- Philosophical ethics: getting comfortable with the topic -- The natural law tradition -- teleology and virtues -- Contemporary perspectives on teleology -- The utilitarian tradition -- Contemporary perspectives on utilitarianism -- Deontology: an ethics of duty and rights -- Contemporary perspectives on deontological ethics -- Environmental ethics and religious principles -- The good of God's creation -- Finding the divine in nature -- The ultimate respect for value of life -- Social justice ministries -- Stewardship -- Summary and conclusions -- Notes -- Discussion questions -- Global Environmental Ethics Watch -- II. Environmental ethics as applied ethics -- 3. Ethics and economics: managing public lands -- Discussion: BP's deepwater horizon spill -- Introduction -- Conservation or preservation? -- Managing the national forests -- Pollution and economics -- Ethical issues in economic analysis -- Cost-benefit analysis -- Ethical analysis and environmental economics -- Summary and conclusions -- Notes -- Discussion questions -- Global Environmental Ethics Watch -- 4. Sustainability and responsibilities to the future -- Discussion: fad or future? -- Introduction -- Do we have responsibilities to future generations? -- What do we owe future generations? -- Consumption and sustainable development -- Summary and conclusions -- Notes -- Discussion questions -- Global Environmental Ethics Watch -- 5. Responsibilities to the natural world: from anthropocentric to nonanthropocentric ethics -- Discussion: industrial farming: mass producing animals as food -- Introduction -- Moral standing in the western tradition -- Early environmental ethics -- Moral standing -- Do trees have standing? -- Peter Singer and the Animal Liberation Movement -- Tom Regan and animal rights -- Ethical implications of animal welfare -- Critical challenges -- Summary and conclusions -- Notes -- Discussion questions -- Global Environmental Watch -- III. Theories of environmental ethics -- 6. Biocentric ethics and the inherent value of life -- Discussion: synthetic biology and the value of life -- Introduction -- Instrumental value and intrinsic value -- Biocentric ethics and the reverence for life -- Ethics and character -- Taylor's biocentric ethics -- Practical implications -- Challenges and developments -- Summary and conclusions -- Notes -- Discussion questions -- Global Ennvironmental Watch -- 7. Wilderness, ecology, and ethics -- Discussion: Wilderness management: fighting fires in Yellowstone -- Introduction -- The wilderness ideal -- The wilderness "myth": the contemporary debate -- From ecology to philosophy -- From ecology to ethics -- Varieties of holism -- Summary and conclusions -- Notes -- Discussion questions -- Global Environmental Ethics Watch -- 8. The land ethic -- Discussion: hunting, ethics, and the environment -- Introduction -- The land ethic -- Leopold's holism -- Criticisms of the land ethic: facts and values -- Criticisms of the land ethic: holistic ethics -- Callicott's revisions -- Summary and conclusions -- Notes -- Discussion questions -- Global Environmental Ethics Watch -- 9. Radical environmental philosophy: deep ecology and ecofeminism -- Discussion: Environmental activism or ecoterrorism? -- Introduction -- Deep ecology -- The deep ecology platform -- Metaphysical ecology -- From metaphysics to ethics -- Self-realization and biocentric equality -- Criticisms of deep ecology -- Ecofeminism: making connections -- Ecofeminism: recent developments -- Summary and conclusions -- Notes -- Discussion questions -- Global Environmental Ethics Watch -- 10. Environmental justice and social ecology -- Discussion: environmental refugees -- Introduction -- Property rights and libertarian justice -- Justice and fairness -- Environmental justice and environmental racism -- Murray Bookchin's social ecology -- Critical reflections -- Summary and conclusions -- Notes -- Discussion questions -- Global Environmental Ethics Watch -- 11. Pluralism, pragmatism, and sustainability -- Discussion: carbon mitigation and stabilization wedges -- Introduction: agreement and disagreement in environmental ethics -- Moral pluralism and moral monism -- Environmental pragmatism -- Conclusion: sustainability revisited -- Notes -- Global Environmental Ethics Watch -- Glossary -- Index
Control code
782198392
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
5th ed
Extent
xvi, 282 pages
Isbn
9781133049975
Lccn
2011941646
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
ASSOCIATED STUDENTS TEXTBOOKS RESERVES IN COPLEY LIBRARY DO NOT CONTAIN TEXTBOOK ACCESS CODES
System control number
(OCoLC)782198392

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