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Environmental ethics

an introduction to environmental philosophy

by Joseph R. DesJardins

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Published by Wadsworth Thomson Learning in Belmont, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Environmental ethics.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJoseph R. Des Jardins.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGE42 .D48 2001
    The Physical Object
    Pagination277 p. ;
    Number of Pages277
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6787290M
    ISBN 100534519660
    LC Control Number00043848

    Business and a humanistic environmental ethic 2. Review: "The volume's three main strengths are 1 good selection of articles, 2 comprehensive range of topics, and 3 good organization. Should Trees Have Standing? Epstein, S. A sustainable ethic also assumes that humans are a part of the natural environment and that they suffer when the health of a natural ecosystem is impaired.

    Given that natural ecosystems do not proceed toward homeostasis, stability, or balance, the only uncontroversial basis for condemning actions such as species destruction are Environmental ethics book and precautionary—thus anthropocentric e. Ecofeminism: Recent Developments. The editors are well-respected scholars who obviously have put a great deal of thought and work into this project. Ethical complexities in business and environmental concerns 4. Origins of environmental ethics Many people associate the beginnings of today's environmental ethics with the first Earth Day held on April 22,in the United States. For instance, Baird Callicott22Aldo Leopold— Holmes RolstonStanley SalthePaul Taylor50and others subscribe to variants of the balance-of- nature thesis.

    It is "the only Federal research group in the United States dedicated to the development and dissemination of knowledge needed to improve management of wildernessparksand similarly protected areas. Different design choices are usually required to protect a particular species of interest, as opposed to preserving a specific ecosystem or biotic diversity. It "is of great value. Why Ethical Theory?


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Environmental ethics by Joseph R. DesJardins Download PDF Ebook

It is wrong when it tends otherwise. Leading experts on ecosystem integrity, such as Henry Regier and James Kay Regier ; Waltner-Toews and Kay ; Kay and Regier Environmental ethics book that the term has been explicated in a variety of ways: to refer to open- system thermodynamics, to networks, to Bertalanffian general systems, to trophic systems, to hierarchical organizations, to harmonic communities, and so on.

The planet is characterized as a unified, holistic entity with ethical worth of which the human race is of no particular significance in the long run. He was prompted to this by the rampant building of roads to accommodate the "proliferation of the automobile" and the related increasingly heavy recreational demands placed on public lands.

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LaFollette, — The reader is carried along by the enthusiasm and rich ingenuity of the text. Washington: Island Press. It contrasts the intrinsic value ideas Environmental ethics book 'deep ecology', hence is often referred to as 'shallow ecology', and generally argues for the preservation of the environment on the basis that it has extrinsic value — instrumental to the welfare of human beings.

Sustainable Development: Economics and Consumption. A year after he died, his landmark work, A Sand County Almanac, was published. Some of these value judgments concern the importance of factors other than those dominant in island biogeography for example, maximum breeding habitatfactors that have often been shown to be superior predictors of species number.

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Forests: Conservation or Preservation? Certainly not the Environmental ethics book, of which we exterminate whole communities without batting an eye.

The book captures environmental philosophy at its current state of development and prepares students and scholars to make further contributions to it" Mark Sagoff, Institute for Philosophy and Public Policy "Hargrove effectively combines the scholarly sleuthing of a historian with the analytic acumen of a Environmental ethics book to produce a study unique in the field of environmental ethics.

The rebuttal of Passmore involves a far-ranging investigation of the intellectual history Environmental ethics book environmental attitudes, both those that have inhibited environmental thought notably, the Western philosophical tradition of idealism and the Anglo-Saxon conception of property rights and those that have supported preservationist intuitions primarily, scientific and aesthetic ideals.

He wrote: "Conservation is a state of harmony between men and land. Humans do not wait for harm to Environmental ethics book them before they take action to prevent it, and the same reasoning applies to justify all default principles in environmental ethics Shrader-Frechettech.

Anthropocentrists in the strong sense believe that only humans have intrinsic or non-instrumental value—value in themselves, independent of their utility to others. Origins of environmental ethics Many people associate the beginnings of today's environmental ethics with the first Earth Day held on April 22,in the United States.

This ethic assumes that the earth's resources are not unlimited and that humans must use and conserve resources in a manner that allows their continued use in the future.

The Wilderness Ideal. Central to this discussion is an excellent analysis of the attempted human domination of nature and how this destroys the beauty and autonomy of the natural world. Charles Starker, father of Clara and uncle of Carl, was a German immigrant, educated in engineering and architecture.

Leopold had fallen in love with nature as a youngster and eventually joined the newly established U. Leopold thus rejected the utilitarianism of conservationists such as Theodore Roosevelt. New York: Cambridge University Press.

Christine Pierce, Ph. Shallow ecology: Philosophical belief system that holds that humans have a responsibility to protect the environment so it can support human life both in the present and in the future. Baird Callicott-- integration or reduction - two approaches to environmental values, Bryan Norton-- deep ecology, Bill Devall and George Sessions-- self-realization - an ecological approach to being in the world, Arne Naess-- will ecology become "the dismal science"?Environmental Ethics publishes articles, reviews and discussions exploring the philosophical aspects of environmental problems.

Since it has provided a peer-reviewed forum for diverse interests and attitudes, bringing together the nonprofessional environmental philosophy tradition with the professional interest in the subject. nals. The International Society for Environmental Ethics (ISEE) has members in 20 countries.

The World Congress of Philosophy () devoted four sections to environmental philosophy, with dozens of other related papers. The website bibliography of the ISEE contains 8, articles and books not only by.

Environmental ethicsc - the study of ethical questions raised by human relations with the nonhuman environment - emerged as an important subfield of philosophy during the s.

It is now a flourishing area of research. This article provides a review of the secular, Western traditions in the field.Environmental ethicsc pdf the study of ethical questions raised by human relations with the nonhuman environment - emerged as an important subfield of philosophy during the s.

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This article provides a review of the secular, Western traditions in the Environmental ethics book second edition of Environmental Ethics combines a strong theoretical foundation with applications to some of the most pressing environmental problems.

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