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Author Katz, Eric, 1952-

Title Nature as subject : human obligation and natural community / Eric Katz
Published Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [1997]


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Description xxix, 257 pages ; 24 cm
Series Studies in social, political, and legal philosophy
Studies in social, political, and legal philosophy.
Contents Foreword / Mark Sagoff -- 1. Utilitarianism and Preservation -- 2. Is There a Place for Animals in the Moral Consideration of Natures? -- 3. Organism, Community, and the "Substitution Problem" -- 4. Buffalo-Killing and the Valuation of Species -- 5. Searching for Intrinsic Value: Pragmatism and Despair in Environmental Ethics -- 6. Defending the Use of Animals by Business: Animal Liberation and Environmental Ethics -- 7. The Big Lie: Human Restoration of Nature -- 8. The Call of the Wild: The Struggle Against Domination and the Technological Fix of Nature -- 9. Artifacts and Functions: A Note on the Value of Nature -- 10. Imperialism and Environmentalism -- 11. Moving Beyond Anthropocentrism: Environmental Ethics, Development, and the Amazon / Lauren Oechsli and Eric Katz -- 12. Biodiversity and Ecological Justice -- 13. The Death of Nature: First Thoughts on Ecocide and Genocide -- 14. Nature's Presence: Reflections on Healing and Domination
15. Judaism and the Ecological Crisis -- 16. The Traditional Ethics of Natural Resources Management
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-246) and index
Subject Environmental ethics.
Human ecology -- Philosophy.
LC no. 96026920
ISBN 0847683036