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Author Tverdek, Edward.

Title The moral weight of ecology : public goods, cooperative duties, and environmental politics / Edward Tverdek
Published Lanham : Lexington Books, [2015]
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Contents Cover-Page; Halftitle; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Preface; Introduction: Ecology at the Margins; PART I: WHO SHOULD BEAR THE COSTS AND BURDENS OF ENVIRONMENTALISM?; 1 What is "Tragic" About the Tragedy of the Commons?; 2 Are Environmental Problems "Prisoners' Dilemmas"?; 3 The Non-Excludability Problem; 4 Fairness and Non-Excludability; 5 Non-Excludability and Non-Excusability; 6 Intentions, Free Riders, and Honest Holdouts; Concluding Remarks to Part I; PART II: WHAT ARE WE ASKING WHEN WE ASK "WHAT IS THE NATURAL ENVIRONMENT WORTH?"?; 7 Markets versus Politics-a Brief Overview
8 How Not to Frame the Question9 The Embedding Effect and the Moral Content of Economic Valuation; 10 The Rationality of Environmental "Charity"; 11 Values, Preferences, and Category Mistakes; 12 Strategic Bidding and the Burdens We Wish Upon Others; Concluding Remarks to Part II; Afterword: The Poverty of Ecology; Bibliography; Index; About the Author
Summary The Moral Weight of Ecology: Public Goods, Cooperative Duties, and Environmental Politics is a meticulous examination of the beliefs held by environmentalists and anti-environmentalists alike. It is unique in the "environmental philosophy" genre insofar as it defends positions beholden to neither the mainstream or radical environmental movement nor their libertarian and "free-market" policy counterparts
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Ecology -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2015952407
ISBN 1498514537
1498514545 (electronic bk.)
9781498514545 (electronic bk.)