Environmental Philosophy: From Animal Rights to Radical Ecology / Edition 2

Environmental Philosophy: From Animal Rights to Radical Ecology / Edition 2

by Michael Zimmerman, Clark, J. B. Callicott, G. Sessions
     
 

ISBN-10: 0137783663

ISBN-13: 9780137783663

Pub. Date: 11/28/1997

Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference

Edited by leading experts in contemporary environmental philosophy, Michael E. Zimmerman and colleagues showcase the best available selections in environmental ethics that cover the full range of positions within this rapidly developing field. Conceptually focused and easily manageable, this anthology is divided into four sections, all with their own introductions by…  See more details below

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Edited by leading experts in contemporary environmental philosophy, Michael E. Zimmerman and colleagues showcase the best available selections in environmental ethics that cover the full range of positions within this rapidly developing field. Conceptually focused and easily manageable, this anthology is divided into four sections, all with their own introductions by internationally known experts. The sections explore the full spectrum of concerns in contemporary eco-philosophy: environmental ethics, ecofeminism and social justice, environmental continental philosophy, and political ecology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780137783663
Publisher:
Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date:
11/28/1997
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
463
Product dimensions:
5.95(w) x 8.93(h) x 0.86(d)

Table of Contents

Preface to Second Edition
General Introduction1
Pt. 1Environmental Ethics
Introduction7
Is There a Need for a New, an Environmental, Ethic?17
All Animals Are Equal26
Animal Rights, Human Wrongs41
On Being Morally Considerable56
The Ethics of Respect for Nature71
The Land Ethic87
The Conceptual Foundations of the Land Ethic101
Challenges in Environmental Ethics124
Do Deconstructive Ecology and Sociobiology Undermine Leopold's Land Ethic?145
Pt. 2Deep Ecology
Introduction165
The Viable Human183
The Deep Ecological Movement: Some Philosophical Aspects193
Demystifying the Critiques of Deep Ecology212
The Deep Ecology-Ecofeminism Debate and Its Parallels227
Ecocentrism, Wilderness, and Global Ecosystem Protection245
Pt. 3Ecofeminism
Introduction263
The Death of Nature277
Nature, Self, and Gender: Feminism, Environmental Philosophy, and the Critique of Rationalism291
Working with Nature: Reciprocity or Control?315
The Power and the Promise of Ecological Feminism325
Pt. 4Political Ecology
Introduction345
Free Market versus Political Environmentalism364
A Declaration of Sustainability375
Is Liberalism Environment-Friendly?386
Socialism and Ecology407
A Social Ecology416
The Place, the Region, and the Commons441
Ecotage457

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