The Philosophy of the Environment
Edited by T. D. J. Chappell
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Philosophy of the Environment by T. D. J. Chappell
Book DescriptionEnvironmental concerns and the complex issues and dilemmas raised by animal rights pose fundamental questions for philosophers. The essays in this welcome collection put environmental thinking into the broader context of philosophical thought. Distinguished contributions from key thinkers, including Mary Midgley, Stephen Clark, J.Baird Callicott, Holmes Rolston, Dale Jamieson and John Haldane, focus on our attitudes to animals and the environment as critically determined by deeper philosophical concerns. Timothy Chappell's useful introduction provides a guide to the issues and dilemmas and links the diverse arguments and themes. Examining whaling, animal captivity, and specicism amongst other topics, this book adds substantially to the contemporary debate in environmental philosophy.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780748609116
(244mm x 172mm x 25mm)
Imprint: Edinburgh University Press
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Publish Date: 1-Oct-1997
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - T. D. J. Chappell
T D J Chappell is Professor of Philosophy at The Open University Ethics Centre.
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