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An ethics of biodiversity
O'Brien, Kevin J.

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An ethics of biodiversity
Christianity, ecology, and the variety of life
Kevin J. O'Brien.

Published 2010 by Georgetown University Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Christian ecological ethics and biodiversity
Defining biodiversity
The variety of life
Why biodiversity matters
Valuing life & ecosystems
The sacramental value of the variety of life
The levels of biodiversity
Scaling conservation
Multiscalar Christian ecological ethics
Political and morally formative conservation
Regulating biodiversity : the endangered species act & political conservation
Christian care for biodiversity : moral formation as conservation
Social justice and the conservation of biodiversity
Biological and cultural diversity
Diversities and justice
Conclusion: The work of conserving biodiversity.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
261.8/8
Library of Congress
BT695.5 .O27 2010

The Physical Object

Pagination
p. cm.

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL23606805M
ISBN 13
9781589016477
LC Control Number
2009026933
Goodreads
7274349

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