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The Ethics of Nature / Edition 1

The Ethics of Nature / Edition 1

by Celia Deane-Drummond


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780631229377
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 01/26/2004
Series: New Dimensions to Religious Ethics Series
Pages: 274
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.05(d)

About the Author

Celia E. Deane-Drummond is Professor of Theology and Biological Sciences at University College Chester and Director of the Centre for Religion and the Biosciences. Her recent publications include Creation Through Wisdom: Theology and the New Biology (2000), Biology and Theology Today: Exploring the Boundaries (2001), Re-Ordering Nature: Theology, Society and the New Genetics (ed., 2003) and Brave New World: Theology, Ethics and the Human Genome (ed., 2003).

Table of Contents


1. Introduction. The Recovery of Virtue for an Ethics ofNature.

2. Environmental Ethics.

3. Animal Rights.

4. The Ethics of Biotechnology.

5. The Ethics of Cloning.

6. Psychology and Moral Agency.

7. Ethics and Gaia.

8. Feminism and the Ethics of Nature.

9. Towards an Ethic of Wisdom.

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"Celia Deane-Drummond, ... has a growing reputation in the field, which will be considerably enhanced by this clearly written, accessible and well documented, if demanding, text-book.... It has a clear and sustained argument, and extensive bibliographical notes and references; and it offers the chance to journey with one of the leaders in the field as she engages with important controversies concerning the environment." Dr David Atkinson, Bishope of Thetford, Church Times, April 2004

"The massive range of research and scholarship ... that Deane-Drummond's tome represents is breathtaking. I stongly recommend her text to any scholar or researcher genuinely serious about the subject matter....." Ecotheology

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