xxx, 674 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
GE42 .V36 2003
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 659-674).
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction to ethical theory: Moral argument and ethical theory; Influential ethical ideas and theories Western religious and cultural perspectives: Historic roots of our ecologic crisis / L. White, Jr.; Judaism and the environment / R. Gordis; Stewardship versus exploitation / R. Attfield Other animals: Animal liberation / P. Singer; Interspecific justice / D. VanDeVeer Constructing an environmental ethic: On being morally considerable / K.E. Goodpaster; Ethics of respect for nature / P.W. Taylor; Marine environmental ethics / E. Norse Economics, ethics, and ecology: Ethical basis of the economic view of the environment / A.M. Freeman III; Cost-benefit analysis, an ethical critique / S. Kelman; Tragedy of enclosure / G. Monbiot; Creation of property / J. Locke; Lifeboat ethics / G. Hardin; Future generations / E. Partridge; Sustainability / R.E. Goodin Environmental problems and policies: Why do species matter? / L.-M. Russow; A plant's-eye view of the world / M. Pollan; Genes in the food / R. Lewontin; Mismanagement of national forests / P. Knize; Environmental racism / K. Grossman; Case that the world has reached limits / R. Goodland Varieties of activism: Strategic monkeywrenching / D. Foreman; Sea shepherds, bringing justice to the high seas / R. Scarce Learning and research tools: Glossary; Time chart; Internet and other environmental resources.