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Environmental Ethics: An Anthology" brings together both classic and cutting-edge essays which have formed contemporary environmental ethics, ranging from the welfare of animals versus ecosystems to theories of the intrinsic value of nature.


An overview of environmental ethics by Clare Palmer
The land ethic by Aldo Leopold
Is there a need for a new, an environmental
Paperback, Blackwell Philosophy Anthologies, 554 pages
Published August 16th 2002 by Wiley-Blackwell (first published 2002)
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Jessica Zu
Aug 04, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Strangely enough, I found it helpful in my comparative literature courses :) And I also found some ideas so readily applicable to my Buddhism studies research. I guess there's some common among all disciplines which gives me hope to pursue a truly interdisciplinary research methodology :)
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This is the only text book I'm not returning this semester. Really interesting variety of perspectives on nature, restoration, conservation...
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Each contributor asks twice as many questions as they have answers for but this is completely okay.
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A clear and rounded introduction to the key issues in Environmental Ethics. Balances the latest schools of anthropocentric and consequentionalist thought, with up to date essays written by some of the leading thinkers. Clare Palmers overview is a great places to start for anyone interested in understanding the comparative strengths and weaknesses of the key concepts and approaches.
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Andrew Light, Ph.D., is a Senior Fellow at American Progress specializing in climate, energy, and science policy. He coordinates American Progress’s participation in the Global Climate Network, focusing on international climate change policy and the future of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. He is also director of the Center for Global Ethics at George Mason University.


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