Upstream/downstream : issues in environmental ethics

TitleUpstream/downstream : issues in environmental ethics
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication1990
AuthorsScherer, D
Pagination242 p.
PublisherTemple University Press
Place PublishedPhiladelphia
Publication Languageeng
ISBN Number0877227470 (alk. paper)
Accession Number1714493
Call NumberACES 179.1; UP7
AbstractThis is a collection of essays looking at key concepts, ideas and issues in the field of environmental ethics, including population expansion, accumulation of toxic wastes, pollution of air and water, and the effects of actions by the "upstream" current generation on the "downstream" future generations.
Notesedited by Donald Scherer.22 cm.Includes index.The molding of norms and environments / Donald Scherer -- On the rights of future generations / Ernest Patridge -- Managing the future : public policy, scientific uncertainty, and global warming / Dale Jamieson -- Models, scientific method, and environmental ethics / Kristin Shrader-Frechette -- Can today's international system handle transboundary environmental problems? / Daniel Barstow Magraw and James W. Nickel -- Takings, just compensation, and the environment / Mark Sagoff -- Assessing acts of pollution / Bart Gruzalski -- Two types of cost-benefit analysis / Alan Gewirth.
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