Ethics and Sustainability

Ethics and Sustainability : Sustainable Development and the Moral Life

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For courses in Environmental Ethics, Applied Ethics, Natural Resource Economics, Environmental Science, and Environmental Conservation.This straightforward text is the only one of its kind to join the literature of environmental ethics to the literature of applied ethics-to describe a life lived in harmony with itself, with society, and with the natural world. Part of the applied ethics series, Basic Ethics in Action, edited by Michael Boylan.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 117 pages
  • 160.02 x 223.52 x 7.62mm | 45.36g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 0130617962
  • 9780130617965

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Lisa H. Newton, in Ethics and Sustainability, brings together the imperatives to live a good life in our own community and generation, and to preserve the natural environment for generations to come. She shows how a personal ethic of virtue must include a commitment to environmental preservation, how exciting new developments in technology make it truly possible to live and develop our communities sustainably on the earth, and how the traditional virtue of simplicity unifies environmental sensitivity with a focused and gracious life. In the simple life, "sustainable development" is an attainable goal. Ethics and Sustainability: Sustainable Development and the Moral Life is the sixth book in the series, Basic Ethics in Action, edited by Michael Boylan, which is a major new undertaking by Prentice Hall covering several areas, including business ethics, environmental ethics, medical ethics, and social and political ethics.show more

About Lisa H. Newton

Lisa H. Newton is Director of the Program in Applied Ethics, Fairfield University, Fairfield, Connecticut.show more

Table of contents

1. Morality: Environmental Ethics as Virtue. 2. Technology: Living Lightly Up on the Earth. 3. Stewardship: The Responsible Person.show more

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