Case Studies in Environmental Ethics / Edition 1

Case Studies in Environmental Ethics / Edition 1

by Patrick Derr
ISBN-10:
0742531376
ISBN-13:
2900742531375
Pub. Date:
10/14/2003
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
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Case Studies in Environmental Ethics / Edition 1

This work is intended as a textbook for prompting class discussion of the application of environmental ethics theory. Philosopher Derr (Clark U.) and attorney McNamara (Vermont Public Service Board) present 43 case studies of a wide range of environmental (and related political) controversies. Each case briefly describes the factual situation, discusses a few of the ethical implications, and proposes questions for student reflection. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13: 2900742531375
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 10/14/2003
Edition description: ANN
Pages: 296
Product dimensions: 6.09(w) x 9.12(h) x 0.68(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Preface for Teachers Chapter 2 Introduction: Why Cases? Chapter 3 Topical Index Chapter 4 Acknowledgments Chapter 5 A Foreword about Ethical Theories Chapter 6 Case 1: Gorilla Rangers Chapter 7 Case 2: The Great Ape Declaration Chapter 8 Case 3: Rats, Rabbits, and the EPA Chapter 9 Case 4: Tigers and Tourists Chapter 10 Case 5: Yellowstone Wolves Chapter 11 Case 6: Reykjavik Raiders Chapter 12 Case 7: High Seas Fish Wars Chapter 13 Case 8: Matinicus Island Chapter 14 Case 9: Taking Lake Tahoe Chapter 15 Case 10: The Delhi Sands Fly Chapter 16 Case 11: Mr. Cone's Woodpeckers Chapter 17 Case 12: The God Squad Chapter 18 Case 13: The John Day Dam Chapter 19 Case 14: Not on Cape Cod Chapter 20 Case 15: Oil and ANWR Chapter 21 Case 16: The Grand Staircase Chapter 22 Case 17: The Maine Woods Chapter 23 Case 18: Old Growth on Mt. Wachusett Chapter 24 Case 19: Massachusetts Question One Chapter 25 Case 20: Leopold and Traps Chapter 26 Case 21: Monkey-Wrenching Chapter 27 Case 22: Saving Mink, Killing Voles Chapter 28 Case 23: Have You Seen this Fish? Chapter 29 Case 24: Australian Cats Chapter 30 Case 25: Hawaiin Feral Pigs Chapter 31 Case 26: Tasmanian Tigers Chapter 32 Case 27: Golden Rice Chapter 33 Case 28: Ancient Apples, Dangerous Work Chapter 34 Case 29: Mosquitos, Disease, and DDT Chapter 35 Case 30: A Breath of Fresh Air Chapter 36 Case 31: The Dark Skies Ordinance Chapter 37 Case 32: Blowing in the Wind Chapter 38 Case 33: The Tooele Weapons Incinerator Chapter 39 Case 34: The Toxic Lagoon Chapter 40 Case 35: Bhopal Chapter 41 Case 36: CERES and Corporate Responsibility Chapter 42 Case 37: Drumet Poland — A Different Approach Chapter 43 Case 38: Scientific Integrity at EPA Chapter 44 Case 39: Peace with All Creation Chapter 45 Case 40: Plumbing Matters Chapter 46 Case 41: Is the Lifeboat Full? Chapter 47 Case 42: Demography as Destiny Chapter 48 Case 43: Trading Pollutants Chapter 49 Sources Chapter 50 Glossary Chapter 51 Research Tools Chapter 52 About the Authors Chapter 53 Index

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