Synopses & Reviews
Edited by a team of nationally-recognized experts, this anthology features the best available selections -- some written especially for this volume.
Conceptually focused and easily manageable, this book is divided into five sections that explore the full spectrum of concerns in contemporary Eco-philosophy -- Environmental Ethics, Deep Ecology, Ecofeminism, Political Ecology, Animal Liberation/Rights.
Table of Contents
Is there a need for a new, an environmental, ethic? / Richard Sylvan (Routley) -- All animals are equal / Peter Singer -- Animal rights, human wrongs / Tom Regan -- On being morally considerable / Kenneth E. Goodpaster -- The ethics of respect for nature / Paul W. Taylor -- The land ethic / Aldo Leopold -- The conceptual foundations of the land ethic / J. Baird Callicott -- Challenges in environmental ethics / Holmes Rolston III -- Do deconstructive ecology and sociobiology undermine Leopold's land ethic? / J. Baird Callicott -- The viable human / Thomas Berry -- The deep ecological movement : some philosophical aspects / Arne Naess -- Demystifying the critiques of deep ecology / Harold Glasser -- The deep ecology-ecofeminism debate and its parallels / Warwick Fox -- Ecocentrism, wilderness, and global ecosystem protection / George Sessions -- The death of nature / Carolyn Merchant -- Nature, self, and gender : feminism, environmental philosophy, and the critique of rationalism / Val Plumwood -- Working with nature : reciprocity or control? / Ariel Salleh -- The power and the promise of ecological feminism / Karen J. Warren -- Free market versus political environmentalism / Terry L. Anderson and Donald R. Leal -- A declaration of sustainability / Paul Hawken -- Is liberalism environment-friendly? / Avner de-Shalit -- Socialism and ecology / James O'Connor -- A social ecology / John Clark -- The place, the region, and the commons / Gary Snyder -- Ecotage / Christopher Manes.