A Morally Deep World: An Essay on Moral Significance and Environmental Ethics / Edition 1

A Morally Deep World: An Essay on Moral Significance and Environmental Ethics / Edition 1

by Lawrence E. Johnson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521447062

ISBN-13: 9780521447065

Pub. Date: 01/28/1993

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Lawrence Johnson advocates a major change in our attitude toward the nonhuman world. He argues that nonhuman animals, and ecosystems themselves, are morally significant beings with interests and rights. The author considers recent work in environmental ethics in the introduction and then presents his case with the utmost precision and clarity.

Overview

Lawrence Johnson advocates a major change in our attitude toward the nonhuman world. He argues that nonhuman animals, and ecosystems themselves, are morally significant beings with interests and rights. The author considers recent work in environmental ethics in the introduction and then presents his case with the utmost precision and clarity.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521447065
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
01/28/1993
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
312
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.71(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Towards the horizons of the moral universe; 1. Some background - much of which is still in the foreground; 2. Sweet reason; 3. A matter of interest; 4. Holism; 5. A brief essay on the limitations of moral theory; 6. Eco-interests; 7. Deep and shallow.

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