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Environmental Ethics : Divergence and Convergence (3RD 04 Edition)

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About the Author

Susan J. Armstrong is Professor of Philosophy and Women’s Studies at Humboldt State University. She received her Ph.D. degree in Philosophy from Bryn Mawr College. She has published articles in Environmental Ethics, The Journal of Wildlife Diseases, The Trumpeter, and Process Studies.Richard G. Botzler is Professor of Wildlife at Humboldt State University and the editor for the Journal of Wildlife Diseases. He served as a Fulbright Fellow to the Federal Republic of Germany in 1981-1982. He was selected as Outstanding Professor for the 20-campus California State University for 1992.

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION

"Unchopping a Tree," W.S. Merwin

PART ONE: THE MULTI-DISCPLINARY CONTEXT OF ENVIRONMENTAL ETHICS

CHAPTER ONE: SCIENCE

"Conduct, Misconduct, and the Structure of Science," James Woodward and David Goodstein

"Putting Science in its Place," Eric T. Freyfogle and Julianne L. Newton

"Facing the Problem of Uncertainty," Ragner Fjelland

"Feminism and the Study of Behavior," Marlene Zuk

"The Little Things that Run the World," E.O. Wilson

CHAPTER TWO: MORALITY

"A Short Introduction to Moral Philosophy," James Rachels

"Some Basic Points about Arguments," James Rachels

"Environmental Ethics: Values in and Duties to the Natural World," Holmes Rolston, III

"Environmental Ethics and the Social Construction of Nature," Anna Peterson

"Environmental Ethics as Environmental Etiquette," Jim Cheney and Anthony Weston

"Just Garbage: Environmental Injustice," Peter S. Wenz

CHAPTER THREE: AESTHETICS

"Walking," Henry David Thoreau

"A Near View of the High Sierras," John Muir

(and more...)

Product Details

ISBN:
9780072838459
Author:
Armstrong, Susan J.
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Langua
Author:
Armstrong, Susan
Author:
Botzler, Richard
Author:
Armstrong, Susan J.
Author:
Botzler, Richard G.
Location:
Boston
Subject:
History
Subject:
Ethics & Moral Philosophy
Subject:
Human ecology
Subject:
Environmental ethics
Subject:
Human ecology -- History.
Subject:
Philosophy | Ethics
Copyright:
Edition Number:
3
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references.
Series Volume:
107-894
Publication Date:
August 2003
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
609
Dimensions:
9.20x7.36x.88 in. 2.02 lbs.

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