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Environmental Ethics / Edition 5
     

Environmental Ethics / Edition 5

by Joseph R. Des Jardins
 

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ISBN-10: 1133049974

ISBN-13: 9781133049975

Pub. Date: 01/06/2012

Publisher: Cengage Learning

How can you use the study of philosophy to make progress toward solving environmental problems? ENVIRONMENTAL ETHICS, FIFTH EDITION introduces you to ethical theory in new and easily understood ways. But most of all, this environmental ethics textbook shows you how we can work together to build a better future.

Overview

How can you use the study of philosophy to make progress toward solving environmental problems? ENVIRONMENTAL ETHICS, FIFTH EDITION introduces you to ethical theory in new and easily understood ways. But most of all, this environmental ethics textbook shows you how we can work together to build a better future.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781133049975
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/06/2012
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
304
Sales rank:
328,389
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.30(d)

Table of Contents

Preface. I. BASIC CONCEPTS. 1. Science, Ethics, and the Environment. 2. Ethical Theory and the Enivornment. II. ENVIRONMENTAL ETHICS AS APPLIED ETHICS. 3. Ethics and Economics: Managing Public Lands 4. Responsibilities to Future Generations: Sustainable Development 5. Responsibilities to the Natural World: From Anthropocentric to Nonanthropocentric Ethics. III. THEORIES OF ENVIRONMENTAL ETHICS 6. Biocentric Ethics and the Inherent Value of Life. 7. Wilderness, Ecology, and Ethics. 8. The Land Ethic. 9. Deep Ecology 10. Environmental Justice and Social Ecology. 11. Ecofeminism. 12. Pluralism, Pragmatism, and Sustainability. Glossary. Index.

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