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Rolston, Holmes, 1932-
A new environmental ethics : the next millennium for life on earth / Holmes Rolston III
New York : Routledge, c2012
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  GE42 .R65 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Environmental ethics
Environmental responsibility
Environmental sciences -- Philosophy
Physical Description viii, 244 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Machine generated contents note: 1.The Environmental Turn -- 1.BP Oil Spill Disaster -- 2.Global Warming -- 3.Sustainability -- 4.Environmental Justice -- 5.Toxics, Pollutants, Invasives -- 6.Living Locally: Green and Grassroots -- 7.Biodiversity -- 8.Lynn White: Dominion of Man -- 9.Ecofeminism: The Woman's Touch -- 10.Animal Welfare: Peter Singer, Tom Reagan -- 11.Environmental Ethics: Philosophers Wake Up -- 12.Aldo Leopold, Rachel Carson, John Muir -- 2.Humans: People on their Landscapes -- 1.Environmental Health: Skin In, Skin Out -- 2.Sustainable Development -- 3.Domesticated Landscapes: "Man the Measure" -- 4.Anthropocene Epoch: Managed Earth and End of Nature? -- 5.Urban, Rural, Wild -- Three-Dimensional Persons -- 6.Human Dignity on Earth: Part of or Apart from Nature -- 3.Animals: Beasts in Flesh and Blood -- 1.Somebody There? Encountering Individual Animals -- 2.Environmental Ethics and Animal Welfare -- 3.On the Hunt: Killing, Eating, Respecting Wild Beasts -- 4.Domestic Animals: From Cows to Poodles -- 5.Zoos: Caged Beasts on Display -- 6.Research Animals: Experimenting for Animal/Human Good -- 4.Organisms: Respect for Life -- 1.The Buggy Planet: The Little Things that Run the World -- 2.Plants: Nothing Matters! Never Mind? -- 3.Genetic Value: Smart (Cybernetic) Genes -- 4.Invasive Exotics: Plants Way Out of Place -- 5.Respect for Life: Biocentrism -- 6.Respect for Life: Naturalizing Values/Virtues -- 5.Species and Biodiversity: Lifelines in Jeopardy -- 1.Science -- The Is Question: What Are Species? -- 2.Ethics -- The Ought Question: Ought We to Save Species? -- 3.Enforcing Saving Species: The Endangered Species Act -- 4.Natural and Anthropogenic Extinction -- 5.Biodiversity: More than Species -- 6.Biodiversity vs. Humans: Win-Win? Win-Lose? Lose-Lose? -- 6.Ecosystems: The Land Ethic -- 1.Ecosystems: The Is Question -- 2.Ecosystems: The Ought Question -- 3.Ecological/Environmental Economics -- 4.Wilderness: The World that Runs Itself -- 5.Nature: Found? Constructed? Re-constructed -- 6.Environmental Policy: Ecosystem Management -- Once and Future Nature -- 7.Earth: Ethics on the Home Planet -- 1.Humans as Earthlings: Unique Species on a Unique Planet -- 2.Global Capitalism: Just? Fair? Enough! -- 3.Global Population: Full Earth? -- 4.Global Warming: Too Hot To Handle! -- 5.Sustainable Biosphere: Ultimate Survival -- 6.Future Generations on the Planet with Promise

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