Ethics and the Environment: An Introduction (Cambridge by Dale Jamieson

By Dale Jamieson

what's the surroundings, and the way does it determine in a moral existence? This publication is an advent to the philosophical matters serious about this significant query, focussing totally on ethics but in addition encompassing questions in aesthetics and political philosophy. subject matters mentioned comprise the surroundings as a moral query, human morality, meta-ethics, normative ethics, people and different animals, the price of nature, and nature's destiny. The dialogue is out there and richly illustrated with examples. The ebook may be worthy for college kids taking classes in environmental philosophy, and likewise for a much wider viewers in classes in ethics, functional ethics, and environmental reviews. it is going to additionally entice basic readers who desire a trustworthy and complicated advent to the field.

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