Environmental Ethics What Really Matters, What Really Works

9780199793518

Environmental Ethics What Really Matters, What Really Works

  • ISBN 13:

    9780199793518

  • ISBN 10:

    0199793514

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 11/18/2011
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Summary

Extensively 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 - itaddresses 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 onapplying 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.

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