About the Author
Donald VanDeVeer, Ph.D., University of Chicago, is a Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at North Carolina State University. In addition to books on environmental ethics, he has also published works on health care ethics, public policy, and paternalistic intervention.
Christine Pierce, Ph.D., Syracuse University, is an ethicist and feminist theorist. Her work includes projects on environmental ethics, gender, individualism, communitarianism, and feminist ethics. Other scholarship includes an ongoing defense of rational ethical principles in light of postmodernism and other skepticisms.