Environmental Ethics: Concepts, Policy, and Theory

Environmental Ethics: Concepts, Policy, and Theory

by Joseph R. DesJardins
     
 
This exciting anthology emphasizes ethical issues in environmental policy while providing balanced coverage of theoretical perspectives and applied environmental topics.

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This exciting anthology emphasizes ethical issues in environmental policy while providing balanced coverage of theoretical perspectives and applied environmental topics.

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This anthology of some 64 readings includes excerpts of works by philosophers and non-philosophers and classical as well as contemporary writings. Coverage includes philosophical ethics and environmental public policy, the environment in Western thought from the Bible through Thoreau, aesthetic and spiritual dimensions of the issue, anthropocentrism, animal rights, deep ecology, ecofeminism, and multicultural perspectives on the environment. Intended for undergraduate or graduate level courses in environmental ethics. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781559349864
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
07/01/1998
Pages:
620
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Joe DesJardins is Professor in the philosophy department formed jointly by the College of St. Benedict and St. John’s University in Minnesota. He presently serves as the Executive Director of the Society for Business Ethics.

Among his publications are: An Introduction to Business Ethics (McGraw Hill), Environmental Ethics: An Introduction to Environmental Philosophy (Wadsworth), of Contemporary Issues in Business Ethics, co-editor, with John McCall, (5th Ed, Wadsworth) , and the forthcoming Business, Ethics, and Sustainability: Ethics for the Next Industrial Revolution (Prentice Hall). He received his Ph.D. from the University of Notre Dame and taught for many years at Villanova University before moving to Minnesota.

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