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The Resource Doing environmental ethics, Robert Traer

Doing environmental ethics, Robert Traer

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Doing environmental ethics
Title
Doing environmental ethics
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Robert Traer
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Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GE42
LC item number
.T73 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 349-356) and index
Contents
Ethics and science -- Moral philosophy : an adventure in reasoning. Right and good ; Reasoning about our feelings ; Environmental ethics ; Learning from diverse theories ; Doing ethics together ; Questions : moral philosophy : an adventure in reasoning -- Ethics and science : moral consideration. What we know and can't know ; An evolving theory of evolution ; Ecosystems and emergent properties ; Ascribing value to nature ; Questions : ethics and science : moral considerations -- Ethics and economics : the common good. Invisible hand? ; Economic and ethical issues ; Globalization and economic growth ; Green economics ; Questions : ethics and economics : the common good -- Constructing and testing ethical presumptions -- Duty : nature and future generations. Doing our duty ; Right action ; Commanded by God : Jews and Muslims ; Government, land, and property ; Applying the golden rule ; Animals, species, ecosystems, and landscapes ; Questions : duty : nature and future generations -- Character : ecological virtues. Being good ; Children's stories ; Christian stewardship ; Virtues : integrity, gratitude, and frugality ; Respecting and appreciating nature ; Questions : charcter : ecological virtues -- Relationships : empathy and integrity. Empathy is natural ; Culture and human nature ; Deep ecology ; Ecofeminism : a social ecology ; Ecological integrity ; Questions : relationships : empathy and integrity -- Rights : humans and animals? Human rights law ; Environmental rights ; Animal rights? ; A rights strategy ; Questions : rights : humans and animals? -- Consequences : predicting the future. Utilitarianism ; Animal suffering ; Cost-benefit analysis ; Biocentric consequentialism ; Scientific consequences ; Questions : consequences : predicting the future -- Learning from nature -- Ecological living : sustainable consumption. Duty : to reduce our consumption ; Character : consumer choices ; Relationships : our natural community ; Rights : to a healthy environment ; Consequences : sustainable consumption ; Questions : ecological living : sustainable consumption -- Environmental policy : governments, corporations, NGOS. Governments : international and US policies ; Corporations : moral leadership ; Nongovernmental organizations : advocacy and action ; Collaborative strategies : GLWQA and the Apollo Alliance ; Consequences : incentives and taxes ; Questions : environmental policy : governments, corporations, NGOs -- Air and water : a healthy environment. The earth's atmosphere ; Air : pollution and greenhouse gases ; Water : quality and scarcity ; Economic predictions : shortsighted ; Questions : air and water : a healthy environment -- Agriculture : land and food. Nature's cycles ; Industrial agriculture ; Poor farmers ; Sustainable farming ; Questions : agriculture : land and food -- Public land : adaptive management. Conservationists versus preservationists ; National forests and parks ; Restoring deserts and wetlands ; Wildlife reserves in Asia and Africa ; Ethical and legal presumptions ; Questions : public land : adaptive management -- Urban ecology : building green. The built environment ; Transportation ; Water and waste ; Sustainable cities ; Consequences ; Questions : urban ecology : building green -- Climate change : global warming. The carbon cycle ; Responsibility ; Predicting consequences ; Taking action ; Questions : climate change : global warming
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Extent
xiv, 370 p.
Isbn
9780813343976
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(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008039522
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)191926621

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