Ecological Ethics: An Introduction

Curry, Patrick M. (2006) Ecological Ethics: An Introduction. Polity Press, Cambridge, UK, 173 pp. ISBN 0745629083. (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)

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This book is a clear and comprehensive introduction to environmental ethics, the importance of which, in current global circumstances, it is difficult to doubt. Uniquely among textbooks on this subject, it concentrates upon theories and movements which are, or claim to be, ecocentric (that is, based upon value as inhering in nature as a whole). It also addresses the post-secular, pluralist and political dimensions of ‘green’ ethics. The back cover includes endorsements from the philosophers John Gray (LSE) and Mary Midgley (Newcastle), the latter describing it as “a lively and intelligent book”.

Item Type: Book
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
Divisions: Faculties > Humanities > School of European Culture and Languages
Depositing User: Maureen Nunn
Date Deposited: 19 Dec 2007 18:46
Last Modified: 16 Jun 2014 11:02
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