Environmental Philosophy: From Animal Rights to Radical Ecology / Edition 1

Environmental Philosophy: From Animal Rights to Radical Ecology / Edition 1

by Michael Zimmerman
     
 

ISBN-10: 013666959X

ISBN-13: 9780136669593

Pub. Date: 02/28/1993

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

Overview

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:
9780136669593
Publisher:
Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date:
02/28/1993
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
6.01(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.83(d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the Fourth Editionvii
Introduction1
Part 1Environmental Ethics5
Introduction5
Is There a Need for a New, an Environmental, Ethic?16
All Animals Are Equal25
Animal Rights, Human Wrongs39
On Being Morally Considerable53
The Ethics of Respect for Nature67
Challenges in Environmental Ethics82
The Land Ethic102
Holistic Environmental Ethics and the Problem of Ecofascism116
Animal Rights and Environmental Ethics: Back Together Again130
Part 2Ecofeminism and Social Justice139
Introduction139
Ecofeminism: Toward Global Justice and Planetary Health155
The Impoverishment of the Environment: Women and Children Last178
Ethics and the Eco/Feminist Self194
Ecofeminism and Environmental Ethics: A Materialist Ecofeminist Perspective208
Naturalizing Race: Indigenous Women and White Goddesses228
The Power and the Promise of Ecofeminism, Revisited252
Part 3Environmental Continental Philosophy281
Introduction281
Nature as Origin and Difference: On Environmental Philosophy and Continental Thought296
What Is Ecophenomenology?311
Naturalizing Phenomenology326
A Sense of the Whole: Toward an Understanding of Acid Mine Drainage in the West335
Stone Worlds: Phenomenology on (the) Rocks347
Part 4Political Ecology361
Introduction361
Ecofascism: An Enduring Temptation390
Free Market Versus Political Environmentalism409
A Declaration of Sustainability419
With Liberty for Some: A Liberal Critique of Libertarian Environmental Policy430
Socialism and Ecology450
What is Social Ecology?462
Against the Megamachine: Empire and the Earth479

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