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Environmental Ethics: Readings in Theory and Application

Environmental Ethics: Readings in Theory and Application
Author: Louis P. Pojman - Paul Pojman
ISBN 13: 9780495095033
ISBN 10: 495095036
Edition: 5
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication Date: 2007-03-27
Format: Paperback
Pages: 768
List Price: $218.95

The 82 articles collected in this moral philosophy reader present divergent points of view regarding the Western philosophy of nature, preservation of species and natural objects, obligations to future generations, pollution, pesticides, the Greenhouse Effect, economic analysis, global justice, and sustainable societies. No index is provided. The fourth edition adds 12 articles on ecorealism, world hunger, population, and city life. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR


In this new edition of a text for undergraduates, Pojman (philosophy, U.S. Military Academy in West Point) presents 81 readings covering topics such as animal rights, world hunger, the intrinsic value of nature, biocentric and ecocentric ethics, deep ecology, ecofeminism, and the Gaia hypothesis. Readings are presented in a pro/con format. No index. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)