Environmental Philosophy

Environmental Philosophy : From Animal Rights to Radical Ecology

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For junior/graduate-level courses in Environmental Ethics, Environmental Policy, Environmental Issues, Conservation Biology, Environmental Geography.Edited by leading experts in contemporary environmental philosophy, this anthology features the best available selections that cover the full range of positions within this rapidly developing field. Conceptually focused and easily manageable, it is divided into four sections that explore the full spectrum of concerns in contemporary Eco-philosophy-Environmental Ethics, Deep Ecology, Ecofeminism, and Political Ecology. Each section is introduced and edited by a leading philosopher in the field.show more

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  • Paperback | 496 pages
  • 154.4 x 227.6 x 23.6mm | 594.22g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 3rd edition
  • 0130289132
  • 9780130289131

Table of contents

General Introduction to the Third Edition, Michael E. Zimmerman.I. ENVIRONMENTAL ETHICS. Introduction, J. Baird Callicott. Is There a Need for a New, an Environmental, Ethic?, Richard Sylvan (Routley). All Animals Are Equal, Peter Singer. Animal Rights, Human Wrongs, Tom Regan. On Being Morally Considerable, Kenneth E. Goodpaster. The Ethics of Respect for Nature, Paul W. Taylor. Animal Liberation, Environmental Ethics: Bad Marriage, Quick Divorce, Mark Sagoff. The Land Ethic, Aldo Leopold. Holistic Environmental Ethics and the Problem of Ecofascism, J. Baird Callicott. Challenges in Environmental Ethics, Holmes Rolston III. Animal Rights and Environmental Ethics: Back Together Again, J. Baird Callicott. II. DEEP ECOLOGY. Introduction, George Sessions. The Viable Human, Thomas Berry. The Deep Ecological Movement: Some Philosophical Aspects, Arne Naess. Demystifying the Critiques of Deep Ecology, Harold Glasser. The Deep Ecology-Ecofeminism Debate and Its Parallels, Warwick Fox. Ecocentrism, Wilderness, and Global Ecosystem Protection, George Sessions. III. ECOFEMINISM. Introduction, Karen J. Warren. The Death of Nature, Carolyn Merchant. The Impoverishment of the Environment: Women and Children Last, Vandana Shiva. Recognizing Women's Environmental Expertise, Deane Curtin. The Power and the Promise of Ecofeminism, Karen J. Warren. IV. POLITICAL ECOLOGY. Introduction, John Clark. Free Market vs. Political Environmentalism, Terry Anderson & Donald R. Leal. Traditionalist Conservatism and Environmental Ethics, John R.E. Bliese. A Declaration of Sustainability, Paul Hawken. Is Liberalism Environment-Friendly?, Avner de-Shalitt. Socialism and Ecology, Jim O'Connor. What Is Social Ecology?, Murray Bookchin. The Matter of Freedom: Ecofeminist Lessons in Social Ecology, John Clark. The Place, the Region, and the Commons, Gary Snyder.show more

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