Beyond the Land Ethic: More Essays in Environmental by J. Baird Callicott

By J. Baird Callicott

A major theorist addresses a large spectrum of subject matters important to the sphere of environmental philosophy.

A sequel to Callicott’s pioneering paintings, In protection of the Land Ethic, past the Land Ethic engages a large spectrum of subject matters critical to the sphere, together with the afflicted courting of environmental philosophy to present mainstream educational philosophy; the connection of contemporary advancements in evolutionary and ecological sciences to the Leopold land ethic lengthy championed by means of the writer; the perennial debates in environmental ethics concerning the ontological prestige of intrinsic price and the need of ethical pluralism; the metaphysical implications of ecology and the recent Physics as appear in agriculture, medication, and business expertise; and the philosophical dimensions of conservation biology and “clinical ecology.”

J. Baird Callicott is Professor within the division of Philosophy and faith experiences on the collage of North Texas and is the present President of the overseas Society for Environmental Ethics. he's the writer of many books, together with In protection of the Land Ethic, additionally released by means of SUNY Press.

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