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Respect for nature : a theory of environmental ethics, Paul W. Taylor

Label
Respect for nature : a theory of environmental ethics
Title
Respect for nature
Title remainder
a theory of environmental ethics
Statement of responsibility
Paul W. Taylor
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Taylor, Paul W
Dewey number
170
Index
index present
LC call number
GF80
LC item number
.T39 1986
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
GF80.T39
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Studies in moral, political, and legal philosophy
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Environmental ethics
  • Environmental protection
  • Éthique de l'environnement
  • Écologie humaine
  • Environnement
  • Milieuethiek
  • Umweltethik
Label
Respect for nature : a theory of environmental ethics, Paul W. Taylor
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages 315-323
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
I: Environmental ethics and human ethics. Introduction ; Moral agents and moral subjects ; Formal conditions for valid moral principles ; Material conditions for valid moral principles: the content of human ethics ; The structural symmetry between human ethics and environmental ethics ; Biology and ethics ; A note on the ethics of the bioculture -- II: The attitude of respect for nature. Introduction ; The concept of the good of a being ; The concept of inherent worth ; Having and expressing the attitude of respect for nature ; Respect for nature as an ultimate attitude -- III: The biocentric outlook on nature. The biocentric outlook and the attitude of respect for nature ; Humans as members of the Earth's community of life ; The natural world as a system of interdependence ; Individual organisms as teleological centers of life ; The denial of human superiority ; The argument for the biocentric outlook -- IV: The ethical system. The basic rules of conduct ; Priority principles ; The basic standards of virtue -- V: Do animals and plants have rights? Legal rights and moral rights ; Analysis of the assertion of moral rights ; The defeasibility of rights ; Is it logically conceivable for animals and/or plants to have moral rights? ; A modified concept of moral rights -- VI: Competing claims and priority principles. The general problem of competing claims ; Human rights and the inherent worth of nonhumans ; Five priority principles for the fair resolution of conflicting claims: a) The principle of self-defense, b) The principle of proportionality, c) The principle of minimum wrong, d) The principle of distributive justice, e) The principle of restitutive justice ; The ethical ideal of harmony between human civilization and nature ; The normative function of the ethical ideal
Control code
13124739
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
ix, 329 pages
Isbn
9780691077093
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
85043318
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(WaOLN)875572
Label
Respect for nature : a theory of environmental ethics, Paul W. Taylor
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages 315-323
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
I: Environmental ethics and human ethics. Introduction ; Moral agents and moral subjects ; Formal conditions for valid moral principles ; Material conditions for valid moral principles: the content of human ethics ; The structural symmetry between human ethics and environmental ethics ; Biology and ethics ; A note on the ethics of the bioculture -- II: The attitude of respect for nature. Introduction ; The concept of the good of a being ; The concept of inherent worth ; Having and expressing the attitude of respect for nature ; Respect for nature as an ultimate attitude -- III: The biocentric outlook on nature. The biocentric outlook and the attitude of respect for nature ; Humans as members of the Earth's community of life ; The natural world as a system of interdependence ; Individual organisms as teleological centers of life ; The denial of human superiority ; The argument for the biocentric outlook -- IV: The ethical system. The basic rules of conduct ; Priority principles ; The basic standards of virtue -- V: Do animals and plants have rights? Legal rights and moral rights ; Analysis of the assertion of moral rights ; The defeasibility of rights ; Is it logically conceivable for animals and/or plants to have moral rights? ; A modified concept of moral rights -- VI: Competing claims and priority principles. The general problem of competing claims ; Human rights and the inherent worth of nonhumans ; Five priority principles for the fair resolution of conflicting claims: a) The principle of self-defense, b) The principle of proportionality, c) The principle of minimum wrong, d) The principle of distributive justice, e) The principle of restitutive justice ; The ethical ideal of harmony between human civilization and nature ; The normative function of the ethical ideal
Control code
13124739
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
ix, 329 pages
Isbn
9780691077093
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
85043318
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(WaOLN)875572

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