|Keller, David R. (Hrsg.)|
The Big Questions
Philosophy: The Big Questions
1. Auflage Februar 2010
2010. 600 Seiten, Hardcover
ISBN 978-1-4051-7639-2 - John Wiley & Sons
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Through a series of multidisciplinary readings, Environmental Ethics: The Big Questions contextualizes environmental ethics within the history of Western intellectual tradition and traces the development of theory since the 1970s.
* Includes an extended introduction that provides an historical and thematic introduction to the field of environmental ethics
* Features a selection of brief original essays on why to study environmental ethics by leaders in the field
* Contextualizes environmental ethics within the history of the Western intellectual tradition by exploring anthropocentric (human-centered) and nonanthropocentric precedents
* Offers an interdisciplinary approach to the field by featuring seminal work from eminent philosophers, biologists, ecologists, historians, economists, sociologists, anthropologists, nature writers, business writers, and others
* Designed to be used with a web-site which contains a continuously updated archive of case studies:
Aus dem Inhalt
Part I. Preface.
Part II. What is the Proper Subject-Matter of Moral Philosophy? A Brief Overview of Environmental Ethics.
Part III. Why Study Environmental Ethics?.
Part IV. What is Anthropocentrism?.
Part V. What is Nonanthropocentrism?.
Part VI. What is the Scope of Moral Considerability?.
Part VII. What are Prominent Alternatives to Grounding Environmental Ethics in Moral Extensionism?.
Part VIII. What are the Connections between Nature, Culture, Subjectivity, Technology and Environmental Ethics?.
Part IX. What is the Use of Ecological Science for Environmental Ethics?.
Part X. What are Some of the Ethical Dimensions of Environmental Public Policy?Part XI. What is the Future of Environmental Ethics?