This book examines from different perspectives the moral significance of non-human members of the biotic community and their omission from climate ethics literature.
The complexity of life in an age of rapid climate change demands the development of moral frameworks that recognize and respect the dignity and agency of both human and non-human organisms. Despite decades of careful work in non-anthropocentric approaches to environmental ethics, recent anthologies on climate ethics have largely omitted non-anthropocentric approaches. This multidisciplinary volume of international scholars tackles this lacuna by presenting novel work on non-anthropocentric approaches to climate ethics. Written in an accessible style, the text incorporates sentiocentric, biocentric, and ecocentric perspectives on climate change.
With diverse perspectives from both leading and emerging scholars of environmental ethics, geography, religious studies, conservation ecology, and environmental studies, this book will offer a valuable reading for students and scholars of these fields.
Brian Henning and Zack Walsh
John Nolt (Philosophy)
Eric Katz (Philosophy)
Laura Fernández Aguilera (Communication Studies)
Rebekah Humphreys (Philosophy)
Robin Attfield (Philosophy)
Claudio Campagna (Conservation Ecology) and Daniel Guevara (Philosophy)
Whitney Bauman (Religious Studies)
Patrik Baard (Philosophy)
Karen Green (Philosophy)
Amanda Nichols (Religious Studies)
Sam Mickey (Environmental Studies)
Jeremy Gordon (Communication Studies)
Connie Johnston (Geography)
Holmes Rolston III (Philosophy)