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Ecological ethics

an introduction

2nd ed., fully rev. and expanded

Published by Polity Press in Cambridge, UK, Malden, MA .
Written in English

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Table of Contents

Introduction:
This book ;
An initial example ;
Looking ahead ;
Value and nature ;
Ethics and grub ;
What's new? ;
Transparency and responsibility --
The earth in crisis:
The signs ;
Analysing ecocrisis ;
Science and technology --
Ethics:
What is ethics? ;
Realism vs. relativism ;
The naturalistic fallacy ;
Religious ethics ;
Secular ethics --
Three schools of ethics:
Deontology ('rights') ;
Consequentialism ('effects') ;
Virtue ethics ;
A green virtue ethic --
Value:
Some issues ;
Anthropocentrism ;
Ecocentrism --
Light green or shallow (anthropocentric) ethics:
What is a light green ethic? ;
Environmentalism ;
Lifeboat ethics --
Mid-green or intermediate ethics:
Animal liberation ;
Animal rights ;
Biocentrism ;
Animals and us ;
Wild animals ;
Domestic animals ;
On (not) eating animals : the options --
Dark green or deep (ecocentric) ethics:
A suggested definition ;
The land ethic ;
Gaia theory ;
Deep ecology ;
Deep green theory ;
Left biocentrism ;
Ecocentrism and the Left ;
The Earth manifesto ;
The Earth charter --
Ecofeminism:
A master mentality ;
Ecofeminism in action ;
Ecofeminism and ethics --
Deep green ethics as post-secular:
Dogmatic secularism ;
An ecocentric spirituality ;
Animism ;
Green Buddhism? --
Moral pluralism and pragmatism:
The poverty of monism ;
The consequences of pluralism ;
Multicentrism --
Green citizenship and education:
Making it real ;
A long revolution ;
Ecological education ;
Traditional ecological knowledge ;
Ecological Republicanism ;
A note on wisdom --
Grounding ecological ethics:
The food system ;
On Malthus ;
Climate change ;
Wind power and energy ;
Nuclear energy ;
Geo-engineering ;
Carbon trading and ecosystem service : the new gods of the market ;
Sustainability ;
The limits to growth ;
A left ecocentric guide to capitalism ;
Alternatives ;
Movements in the right direction --
Human overpopulation:
The problem ;
Analysing overpolulation ;
Taking on the arguments ;
Climate change again ;
Overpopulation and ecocentrism ; --
Postscript.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [298]-326) and index.

Classifications

Library of Congress
GE42 .C86 2011

The Physical Object

Pagination
xi, 332 p. ;
Number of pages
332

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL25116306M
ISBN 10
0745651259, 0745651267
ISBN 13
9780745651255, 9780745651262
LC Control Number
2011284507
OCLC/WorldCat
707263814
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