Agricultural Ethics: Research, Teaching, and Public Policy

Agricultural Ethics: Research, Teaching, and Public Policy

by Paul Thompson
     
 

Presents a collection of essays written over a period of 15 years by agricultural ethicist Paul B. Thompson. The essays address the practical application of ethics to agriculture in a world faced with issues of increased yield, threatened environment, and the disappearance of the family farm.

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Presents a collection of essays written over a period of 15 years by agricultural ethicist Paul B. Thompson. The essays address the practical application of ethics to agriculture in a world faced with issues of increased yield, threatened environment, and the disappearance of the family farm.

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Written to address a gap in philosophical reflection on contemporary food production. Parts of this book premiered in 1 and 2. Thompson (formerly of Texas A&M U.) extends the scope of morality to the new technology of agriculture and the applied science lab, weighs traditional values regarding agriculture's land-grant mission, and proposes a moral discourse framework about sustainable agriculture. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813828060
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/11/1999
Edition description:
1 ED
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.26(w) x 9.29(h) x 0.80(d)

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