Environmental Ethics: The Big Questions
March 2010, Wiley-Blackwell
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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: