Environmental Ethics Products

  • The Rise of Critical Animal Studies

    From the Margins to the Centre

    Edited by Nik Taylor, Richard Twine

    As the scholarly and interdisciplinary study of human/animal relations becomes crucial to the urgent questions of our time, notably in relation to environmental crisis, this collection explores the inner tensions within the relatively new and broad field of animal studies. This provides a platform…

    Paperback – 2015-10-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Freedom and Environment

    Autonomy, Human Flourishing and the Political Philosophy of Sustainability

    By Michael Hannis

    Must freedom be sacrificed to achieve ecological sustainability - or vice versa? Can we be genuinely free and live in sustainable societies? This book argues that we can, if we recognise and celebrate our ecological embeddedness, rather than seeking to transcend it. But this does not mean freedom…

    Hardback – 2015-10-18 
    Routledge
    Environmental Politics

  • Environmental Ethics and Film

    By Pat Brereton

    Environmental ethics presents and defends a systematic and comprehensive account of the moral relation between human beings and their natural environment and assumes that human behaviour toward the natural world can and is governed by moral norms. In contemporary society, film has provided a…

    Paperback – 2015-09-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environmental Communication and Media

  • Science and the Self

    Animals, Evolution, and Ethics: Essays in Honour of Mary Midgley

    Edited by Ian James Kidd, Liz McKinnell

    Mary Midgley is one of the most important moral philosophers working today. Over the last thirty years, her writings have informed debates concerning animals, the environment and evolutionary theory. The invited essays in this volume offer critical reflections upon Midgley’s work and further…

    Hardback – 2015-09-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Whole Earth Thinking and Planetary Coexistence

    Ecological wisdom at the intersection of religion, ecology, and philosophy

    By Sam Mickey

    Like never before in history, humans are becoming increasingly interconnected with one another and with the other inhabitants and habitats of Earth. There are numerous signs of planetary interrelations, from social media and international trade to genetic engineering and global climate change. The…

    Hardback – 2015-07-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Duties Regarding Nature

    A Kantian Environmental Ethic

    By Toby Svoboda

    In this book, Toby Svoboda develops and defends a Kantian environmental virtue ethic, challenging the widely-held view that Kant's moral philosophy has little to offer environmental ethics. On the contrary, Svoboda contends that on Kantian grounds, there is good moral reason to care about…

    Hardback – 2015-07-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • Transdisciplinary Solutions for Sustainable Development

    From planetary management to stewardship

    By Mark Charlesworth

    Global environmental issues such as climate change and species loss are intensifying despite our best efforts to combat them. The key reason for this is that the drivers of these problems are closely linked to the industrialism and consumerism that are promoted by governments and other…

    Hardback – 2015-06-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

  • Values in Sustainable Development

    Edited by Jack Appleton

    To enhance sustainable development research and practice the values of the researchers, project managers and participants must first be made explicit. Values in Sustainable Development introduces and compares worldviews and values from multiple countries and perspectives, providing a survey of…

    Paperback – 2015-06-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

  • The Politics of Sustainability

    Philosophical perspectives

    Edited by Dieter Birnbacher, May Thorseth

    Responsibility for future generations is easily postulated in the abstract but it is much more difficult to set it to work in the concrete. It requires some changes in individual and institutional attitudes that are in opposition to what has been called the "systems variables" of industrial society…

    Hardback – 2015-05-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • The Anthropocene and the Global Environmental Crisis

    Rethinking modernity in a new epoch

    Edited by Clive Hamilton, François Gemenne, Christophe Bonneuil

    The Anthropocene, in which humankind has become a geological force, is a major scientific proposal; but it also means that the conceptions of the natural and social worlds on which sociology, political science, history, law, economics and philosophy rest are called into question. The Anthropocene…

    Paperback – 2015-05-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Animals and the Environment

    Advocacy, activism, and the quest for common ground

    Edited by Lisa Kemmerer

    Contemporary Earth and animal activists rarely collaborate, perhaps because environmentalists focus on species and ecosystems, while animal advocates look to the individual, and neither seems to have much respect for the other. This diverse collection of essays highlights common ground between…

    Paperback – 2015-04-27
    Routledge

  • Global Ethics on Climate Change

    The Planetary Crisis and Philosophical Alternatives

    Edited by Martin Schonfeld

    The volatility of climate change is increasing. It is bad news, and many climatologists, policy analysts and environmental groups regard the West as the largest contributor to the problems caused by climate change. This book raises questions concerning the systemic and cultural reasons for Western…

    Paperback – 2015-04-26
    Routledge

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