Wrongness, Wisdom, and Wilderness: Toward a Libertarian Theory of Ethics and the Environment

Wrongness, Wisdom, and Wilderness: Toward a Libertarian Theory of Ethics and the Environment

by Tal Scriven

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780791433713
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 06/28/1997
Series: SUNY series in Social and Political Thought Series
Pages: 218

About the Author

Tal Scriven is Professor of Philosophy at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

Introduction

Part 1 Wrongness

Chapter 1 Self and State: A Historical Perspective

Chapter 2 Self and State: A Theoretical Perspective

Chapter 3 Utility and Social Ethics

Chapter 4 Utility and Individual Ethics

Chapter 5 Utility, Harm, and Liberty

Chapter 6 Refinements

Chapter 7 Applications

Part 2 Wisdom

Chapter 8 Political Consent, Individual Choice, and Moral Justification

Chapter 9 Egoism, Altruism, and Virtue

Chapter 10 Individualism

Chapter 11 Sublimation

Chapter 12 Friendship, Love, Marriage, and Gender

Part 3 Wilderness

Chapter 13 Anthropocentrism and Ecocentrism

Chapter 14 Modernist Biocentrism and Ecocentrism

Chapter 15 Postmodern Ecocentrism and Ecofeminism

Chapter 16 Wrongness and Wilderness

Chapter 17 Wisdom and Wilderness

Notes

Bibliography

Index

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