A New Environmental Ethics: The Next Millennium for Life on Earth (BOK)

III Holmes Rolston

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No one looking ahead at the middle of the last century could have foreseen the extent and the importance of the ensuing environmental crises. Now, more than a decade into the next century, no one can ignore it. A New Environmental Ethics: the Next Millennium for Life on Earth offers clear, powerful, and oftentimes moving thoughts from one of the first and most respected philosophers to write on the environment. Rolston, an early and leading pioneer in studying the moral relationship between humans and the earth, surveys the full spectrum of approaches in the field of environmental ethics. This book, however, is not simply a judicious overview. Instead, it offers critical assessments of contemporary academic accounts and draws on a lifetime of research and experience to suggest an outlook for the future. As a result, this focused, forward-looking analysis will be a necessary complement to any balanced textbook or anthology in environmental ethics, and will teach its readers to be responsible global citizens, and residents of their landscape, helping ensure that the future we have will be the one we wish for.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2011 Forfatter III Holmes Rolston
Forlag
ROUTLEDGE
ISBN 9780415884846
Antall sider 256 Dimensjoner 15,2cm x 22,9cm x 1,5cm
Vekt 408 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Ethics & moral philosophy, Environmentalist thought & ideology