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Morally Deep World: An Essay on Moral Significance and Environmental Ethics

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Lawrence Johnson advocates a major change in our attitude toward the nonhuman world. He argues that nonhuman animals, and ecosystems themselves, are morally significant beings with interests and rights. The author considers recent work in environmental ethics in the introduction and then presents his case with the utmost precision and clarity.

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Advocating a major change in our attitude toward the nonhuman world, the author argues that nonhuman animals, as well as ecosystems, are morally significant beings with interests and rights.

Synopsis:

Lawrence Johnson advocates a major change in our attitude toward the nonhuman world. He argues that nonhuman animals, and ecosystems themselves, are morally significant beings with interests and rights. The author considers recent work in environmental ethics in the introduction and then presents his case with the utmost precision and clarity.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Towards the horizons of the moral universe; 1. Some background - much of which is still in the foreground; 2. Sweet reason; 3. A matter of interest; 4. Holism; 5. A brief essay on the limitations of moral theory; 6. Eco-interests; 7. Deep and shallow.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521447065
Author:
Johnson, Lawrence E.
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Location:
New York
Subject:
Environmental Conservation & Protection
Subject:
Ethics & Moral Philosophy
Subject:
Environmental ethics
Subject:
Deep ecology
Subject:
General Philosophy
Subject:
Philosophy | Ethics
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
19930131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Pages:
312
Dimensions:
8.98x6.01x.84 in. .90 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Advocating a major change in our attitude toward the nonhuman world, the author argues that nonhuman animals, as well as ecosystems, are morally significant beings with interests and rights.
"Synopsis" by , Lawrence Johnson advocates a major change in our attitude toward the nonhuman world. He argues that nonhuman animals, and ecosystems themselves, are morally significant beings with interests and rights. The author considers recent work in environmental ethics in the introduction and then presents his case with the utmost precision and clarity.
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