Environmental ethics : what really matters, what really works

TitleEnvironmental ethics : what really matters, what really works
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication2012
AuthorsSchmidtz, D, Willott, E
Edition2nd
Paginationxxiii, 664 p.
PublisherOxford University Press
Place PublishedNew York
Publication Languageeng
ISBN Number0199793514
Accession Number6710853
Call NumberEngineering 179.1 En89552012
KeywordsENVIRONMENTAL , ENVIRONMENTAL engineering , ENVIRONMENTAL ethics , Environmental Sciences , PHILOSOPHY
AbstractExtensively revised and expanded in this second edition, Environmental Ethics: What Really Matters, What Really Works examines morality from an environmental perspective. Featuring seventy-one accessible selections--from classic articles to examples of cutting-edge original research--it addresses both theory and practice. Asking what really matters, the first section of the book explores the abstract ideas of human value and value in nature. The second section turns to the question of what it would take to solve our real-world environmental problems. Moving beyond the "hype," it presents authoritative essays on applying environmental ethics to the issues that matter right now. The book is enhanced by chapter introductions ("Questions for Reflection and Discussion") that offer brief summaries and questions for further analysis and class discussion.
Notes20110321267068880[edited by] David Schmidtz, Elizabeth Willott.ill. ; 24 cm.Includes bibliographical references.
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