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Respect for Nature: A Theory of Environmental Ethics (Studies in Moral, Political, & Legal Philosophy)

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Respect for Nature defends a biocentric theory of environmental ethics. Without making claims for the moral rights of plants and animals, Paul Taylor offers a reasoned alternative to the prevailing anthropocentric view, according to which the natural environment and its wild biotic communities are valued only as objects for human use or enjoyment.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 315-323) and index.

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ISBN:
9780691022505
Author:
Taylor, Paul W.
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
Author:
Taylor, Paul W.
Location:
Princeton, N.J. :
Subject:
Environmental Science
Subject:
Environmental Conservation & Protection
Subject:
Ecology
Subject:
Ethics & Moral Philosophy
Subject:
Environmental protection
Subject:
Environmental ethics
Subject:
Environmental protection -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Subject:
Philosophy
Subject:
Political philosophy
Subject:
Religion
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Studies in Moral, Political, & Legal Philosophy
Series Volume:
no. 84-1604
Publication Date:
July 1986
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
344
Dimensions:
8.48x5.50x.89 in. .80 lbs.

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