Respect for Nature: A Theory of Environmental Ethics / Edition 1

Respect for Nature: A Theory of Environmental Ethics / Edition 1

by Paul W. Taylor
     
 

ISBN-10: 069102250X

ISBN-13: 9780691022505

Pub. Date: 07/01/1986

Publisher: Princeton University Press

Respect for Nature defends a biocentric theory of environmental ethics. Without making claims for the moral rights of plants and animals, Paul Taylor offers a reasoned alternative to the prevailing anthropocentric view, according to which the natural environment and its wild biotic communities are valued only as objects for human use or enjoyment.  See more details below

Overview

Respect for Nature defends a biocentric theory of environmental ethics. Without making claims for the moral rights of plants and animals, Paul Taylor offers a reasoned alternative to the prevailing anthropocentric view, according to which the natural environment and its wild biotic communities are valued only as objects for human use or enjoyment.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780691022505
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
Publication date:
07/01/1986
Series:
Studies in Moral, Political, and Legal Philosophy Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
342
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.48(h) x 0.89(d)

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