The Ethics of the Global Environment

The Ethics of the Global Environment

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The ethical principles and concepts relevant to global environmental problems are introduced in the 2nd edition of this key textbook. It looks at issues that affect both the developed and developing worlds including the ethics of extinction, global resources and climate change, sustainable development, population and poverty, biodiversity and preservation, environmental justice and world order, the ethics of climate change and world citizenship.
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  • Hardback | 288 pages
  • 154 x 236 x 22mm | 519.99g
  • Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 2nd Revised ed.
  • 0748654801
  • 9780748654802

About Robin Attfield

Robin Attfield is Professor of Philosophy at Cardiff University, where he has taught philosophy since 1968. He has also served as Visiting Lecturer in Philosophy, University of Ife, Nigeria (1972-3), Inter-University Council Visiting Lecturer in Philosophy, University of Nairobi, Kenya, 1975, and National Research Council (Republic of South Africa) Visiting Research Fellow (July/August 1999). Robin is the author of God and The Secular: A Philosophical Assessment of Secular Reasoning from Bacon to Kant (1978 and 1993), The Ethics of Environmental Concern (1983 and 1991), A Theory of Value and Obligation (1987), Environmental Philosophy: Principles and Prospects (1994), Value, Obligation and Meta-Ethics (1995), The Ethics of the Global Environment (1999), Environmental Ethics: An Overview for the Twenty-First Century (2003 and 2014), Creation, Evolution and Meaning (2006), and Ethics: An Overview (2012). He is the editor of The Ethics of the Environment (2008) and joint editor of Values, Conflict and the Environment (1989 and 1996), International Justice and the Third World (1992), and Philosophy and the Natural Environment (1994).
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