The Incompleat Eco-Philosopher: Essays from the Edges of Environmental Ethics

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Collected essays present Weston’s pragmatic environmental philosophy, calling for reconstruction and imagination rather than deconstruction and analysis.
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The Incompleat Eco-Philosopher: Essays from the Edges of Environmental Ethics

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Collected essays present Weston’s pragmatic environmental philosophy, calling for reconstruction and imagination rather than deconstruction and analysis.
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Over the last two decades Anthony Weston's work has made a singular contribution to environmental philosophy. He has inspired a new generation of self-styled 'environmental pragmatists,' including myself, and encouraged others more still to awake from their dogmatic slumbers and tackle the harder problems of forming a more responsible relationship with the nonhuman world than had previously been addressed. Environmental philosophy would be a far poorer field without Weston's influence.— Andrew Light, George Mason University and Center for American Progress
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Anthony Weston is Professor of Philosophy and Environmental Studies at Elon University. His many books include A Rulebook for Arguments, Fourth Edition; A Twenty-first Century Ethical Toolbox, Second Edition; and How to Re-imagine the World: A Pocket Guide for Practical Visionaries.

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Table of Contents

Preface

1. Introduction

2. Before Environmental Ethics

3. Self-Validating Reduction: A Theory of the Devaluation of Nature

4. Environmental Ethics as Environmental Etiquette (with Jim Cheney)

5. Multicentrism: A Manifesto

6. De-Anthropocentrizing the World: Environmental Ethics as a Design Challenge

7. What If Teaching Went Wild?

8. Galapagos Stories: Evolution, Creation, and the Odyssey of Species

9. Eco-Philosophy in Space

Appendix: Complete Publication List
Index

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