A Theory of Ecological Justice

A Theory of Ecological Justice

by Brian Baxter



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415758543
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 10/23/2004
Series: Environmental Politics Series
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Brian Baxter is a Senior Lecturer in Politics at the University of Dundee, where he teaches environmental politics and political philosophy. He is also the author of Ecologism: an introduction (1999) and co-editor of Europe, Globalization and Sustainable Development (2004).

Table of Contents

1. The Concept of Ecological Justice Part 1: How to Think About Moral Issues: Universalist Versus Contextualist Approaches 2. The Case for Social Constructivism Considered 3. Contextualist Rather than Universalist and Rationalist Morality? Part 2: The Case for the Moral Considerability of All Organisms 4. The Restriction of Moral Status to Sentient Organisms 5. The Moral Status of Non-Sentient Part 3: The Case for Ecological Justice 6. The Concept of Ecological Justice - Objections and Replies 7. Liberal Theories of Justice and the Non-Human 8. Ecological Justice and Justice as Impartiality 9. Ecological Justice and the Non-Sentient 10. Ecological Justice and the Sentient Part 4: Institutional Arrangements for Ecological Justice 11. Institutional Arrangements within States 12. Institutional Arrangements at the Global Level 13. Conclusion

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