Philosophy : environmental ethics / David Schmidtz, editor.
Contributor(s): Schmidtz, David | Gale (Firm)Series: Gale eBooksMacmillan interdisciplinary handbooksPhilosophy: Publisher: Farmington Hills, Mich. : Macmillan Reference USA, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, Copyright date: �2017Description: 1 online resource (xxiii, 335 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color), portraitsContent type: text | text Media type: computer | computer Carrier type: online resource | online resourceISBN: 9780028663418Subject(s): Environmental ethics -- Philosophy | Human ecology | Philosophy of natureGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Philosophy.DDC classification: 113 LOC classification: GE42 | .P478 2017Online resources: Available online to NMC users; click to view.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
The relationship between humans and nature / Douglas MacLean -- Climate change and geoengineering / Lauren Hartzell-Nichols -- Populations and the environment / Norva Y.S. Lo, Andrew Brennan -- Novel ecosystems and adapting nature conservation / Allen Thompson -- Extinction, intervention, and resurrection / Benjamin Hale -- Animal ethics / Clare Palmer -- Two views of animals in environmental ethics / Gary Comstock -- Commodifying wildlife / Michael 't Sas-Rolfes -- Ecological justice / David Schmidtz -- Turning adversaries into allies : conciliation in environmental politics / Dan C. Shahar -- The tonic of wildness : Henry David Thoreau's environmental ethics / Philip Cafaro -- Defending aesthetic protectionism / Ned Hettinger.
This volume is composed of twelve chapters covering such topics as population, novel ecoysystem, geoengineering, climate change, animal ethics, conciliation, and extinction. The use of film, literature, art, case studies, and other disciplines or situations/events provide illustrations of human experiences which work as gateways to questions philosophers try to address.
Description based on print version record.