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Publisher Comments:

This latest addition to the acclaimed Oxford Readings in Philosophy series offers a selection of some of the best articles on ethics and the environment written in the last twenty years. Focusing on the philosophical issues underlying this key topic, the contributions cover duties to future people, resource conservation, species and wilderness preservation, the relevance of ecology to ethics, ecofeminism, and the tension between political liberalism and environmentalism. Including writings by Baird Callicot, Colleen D. Clements, Mary Midgley, John Passmore, Holmes Rolston III, Mark Sagoff, Elliott Sober, Mary B. Williams, Andrew Brennan, Freya Matthews, Val Plumwood, and Richard Routley, this accessible and timely book makes a perfect introduction to the main debates in this area.

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This volume features a selection of articles concerning ethics and the environment. It offers an introduction to the main debates in the area, and deals with such issues as the duty to future generations, resource conservation, species and wilderness preservation, and much more.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. [249]-251) and index.

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ISBN:
9780198751441
Editor:
Elliot, Robert
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Editor:
Elliot, Robert
Author:
Elliot, Robert
Author:
null, Robert
Location:
Oxford ;
Subject:
Environmental Science
Subject:
Ethics & Moral Philosophy
Subject:
Environmental ethics
Subject:
Philosophy | Ethics
Subject:
Moral Philosophy | Environmental Ethics
Subject:
Philosophy | Ethics and Moral Philosophy | Environmental Ethics
Subject:
Philosophy | Ethics & Moral Philosophy | Environmental Ethics
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Oxford Readings in Philosophy (Paperback)
Publication Date:
19950431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
5 line illus.
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
5.38 x 8 x 0.66 in 0.7 lb

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