Such an ethic places limits on human activities such as uncontrolled resource use that may adversely affect the natural community. There are several distinctive features of environmental ethics that deserve our attention. This collection of papers is the fourth in a series of books from rushsap1, unesco bangkok offering asiapacific perspectives on ethics, each focusing on. For a good summary of environmental ethics as it relates to land use planning i recommend reading chapter 7 of the book on land use ethics by timothy beatley ethical duties to the environment. According to environmental ethics, humans are part of the natural community rather than managers of it. Environmental ethics ethics international press ltd. Roughly half of the selections are original essays new to this edition. This book focuses on underexplored and often neglected issues in contemporary african environmental philosophy and ethics, and addresses critical issues.
Environmental ethics stanford encyclopedia of philosophy. Environmental ethics and dietary choice 0 likes nonhuman primates have been crowded out of diminishing forests, hunted for food or medicine, kidnapped for the lucrative pettourist trade, and bred for science. Environmental ethics an overview sciencedirect topics. Focusing on the philosophical issues underlying this key topic, the contributions cover duties to future people, resource conservation, species and wilderness preservation, the relevance of ecology to ethics, ecofeminism, and the tension between political liberalism and environmentalism. This terrific book delivers mostly on the subtitle. This comprehensive international book on environmental issues and ethics unites best ideas with best practices for global corporate and social responsibility. A sustainable ethic is an environmental ethic by which people treat the earth as if its resources are limited. List of books and articles about environmental ethics. Environmental ethics is an established field of practical philosophy which reconstructs the essential types of argumentation that can be made for protecting. Ethics is defined as a set of rules or principles that are followed by a broadly recognized race or group lawyer, writers etc. Introducing contemporary environmental ethics oxford handbooks. Almost all textbooks and anthologies on environmental ethics. It does not necessarily represent the opinion of cnw nor shall cnw be liable for any posted comments. The second edition of environmental ethics combines a strong theoretical foundation with applications to some of the most pressing environmental problems.
African environmental ethics a critical reader munamato. This bulletin board is an area where neighbors can post comments and concerns. So when we talk about environmental ethics, we hope to define certain set rules and principles that should be followed in consideration with the environment. A more homocentric or shallow ecology approach focuses on the worth of the environment to people. The journal of agricultural and environmental ethics presents articles on. Dieter birnbacher, heinrich heine university, dusseldorf attfield, for decades a. This latest addition to the acclaimed oxford readings in philosophy series offers a selection of some of the best articles on ethics and the environment written in the last twenty years. Journal of agricultural and environmental ethics home springer. Through a mix of classic and new essays, it discusses applied issues such as pollution, climate change, animal rights, biodiversity, and sustainability. A dialogue of main concepts in ethical precept in half i is adopted by an software of these concepts all through various important environmental points harking back to air air pollution, inhabitants, animals in half ii. Hourdequin, who has a special interest in environmental ethics, divides the volume into two roughly equal. Asiapacific perspectives on environmental ethics unesco digital. This is clearly the best introductory book in environmental ethics to date. Environmental ethics, fifth edition provides shortterm however in depthranging introduction to issues with environmental ethics and primary schools of thought inside the topic.231 1572 1336 1151 577 485 1514 314 185 1209 858 641 898 705 183 731 1161 1148 642 1458 35 774 611 864 696 967 801 1252 730 981