Case Studies in Environmental Ethics

Case Studies in Environmental Ethics

By: Edward M. Mcnamara (author), Patrick Derr (author)Paperback

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A collection of more than 40 case studies covering diverse topics such as genetic engineering, aesthetics, pollution, animal rights, population, and resource management, Case Studies in Environmental Ethics is intended as a supplemental book for college courses primarily in environmental ethics. Each case presents factual information on a particular topic, followed by a discussion of the ethical implications of each topic and several insightful discussion questions.

About Author

Patrick Derr is professor of philosophy and director of the Environment & Society Program at Clark University. Edward McNamara is an attorney with the Vermont Public Service Board.

Contents

Chapter 1 Preface for Teachers Chapter 2 Introduction: Why Cases? Chapter 3 Topical Index Chapter 4 Acknowledgments Chapter 5 A Foreword about Ethical Theories Chapter 6 Case 1: Gorilla Rangers Chapter 7 Case 2: The Great Ape Declaration Chapter 8 Case 3: Rats, Rabbits, and the EPA Chapter 9 Case 4: Tigers and Tourists Chapter 10 Case 5: Yellowstone Wolves Chapter 11 Case 6: Reykjavik Raiders Chapter 12 Case 7: High Seas Fish Wars Chapter 13 Case 8: Matinicus Island Chapter 14 Case 9: Taking Lake Tahoe Chapter 15 Case 10: The Delhi Sands Fly Chapter 16 Case 11: Mr. Cone's Woodpeckers Chapter 17 Case 12: The God Squad Chapter 18 Case 13: The John Day Dam Chapter 19 Case 14: Not on Cape Cod Chapter 20 Case 15: Oil and ANWR Chapter 21 Case 16: The Grand Staircase Chapter 22 Case 17: The Maine Woods Chapter 23 Case 18: Old Growth on Mt. Wachusett Chapter 24 Case 19: Massachusetts Question One Chapter 25 Case 20: Leopold and Traps Chapter 26 Case 21: Monkey-Wrenching Chapter 27 Case 22: Saving Mink, Killing Voles Chapter 28 Case 23: Have You Seen this Fish? Chapter 29 Case 24: Australian Cats Chapter 30 Case 25: Hawaiin Feral Pigs Chapter 31 Case 26: Tasmanian Tigers Chapter 32 Case 27: Golden Rice Chapter 33 Case 28: Ancient Apples, Dangerous Work Chapter 34 Case 29: Mosquitos, Disease, and DDT Chapter 35 Case 30: A Breath of Fresh Air Chapter 36 Case 31: The Dark Skies Ordinance Chapter 37 Case 32: Blowing in the Wind Chapter 38 Case 33: The Tooele Weapons Incinerator Chapter 39 Case 34: The Toxic Lagoon Chapter 40 Case 35: Bhopal Chapter 41 Case 36: CERES and Corporate Responsibility Chapter 42 Case 37: Drumet Poland - A Different Approach Chapter 43 Case 38: Scientific Integrity at EPA Chapter 44 Case 39: Peace with All Creation Chapter 45 Case 40: Plumbing Matters Chapter 46 Case 41: Is the Lifeboat Full? Chapter 47 Case 42: Demography as Destiny Chapter 48 Case 43: Trading Pollutants Chapter 49 Sources Chapter 50 Glossary Chapter 51 Research Tools Chapter 52 About the Authors Chapter 53 Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780742531376
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 296
  • ID: 9780742531376
  • weight: 454
  • ISBN10: 0742531376

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