Earthcare: Readings and Cases in Environmental Ethics presents a diverse collection of writings from a variety of authors on environmental ethics, environmental science, and the environmental movement overall. Exploring a broad range of world views, religions and philosophies, David W. Clowney and Patricia Mosto bring together insightful thoughts on the ethical issues arising in various areas of environmental concern.
David W. Clowney is associate professor of philosophy at Rowan University. Patricia Mosto is dean of the College of Liberal Arts, Education and Sciences at Rider University.
1 Preface: The Design of This Book and How to Get the Most Out of It 2 Acknowledgments 3 Part I: A Philosophical and Ethical Framework for Environmental Ethics 4 CHAPTER 1: Introduction 5 CHAPTER 2: The worldviews of the Abrahamic religions and the environment 6 CHAPTER 3: Asian, Native American, and Modern Western Worldviews and the Environment 7 CHAPTER 4: Valuing Nature 8 CHAPTER 5: Deep Ecology & Biocentrism 9 CHAPTER 6: Ecofeminism 10 CHAPTER 7: Social Ecology & Environmental Justice 11 Part II: Environmental Ethics and Areas of Environmental Concern 12 CHAPTER 8: Atmospheric Problems 13 CHAPTER 9: Waste 14 CHAPTER 10: Land Degradation 15 CHAPTER 11: Water Pollution and Water Resources 16 CHAPTER 12: Biodiversity 17 CHAPTER 13: Animal Rights 18 CHAPTER 14: Global Population Expansion 19 CHAPTER 15: Sustainability, Consumption, Business and Energy 20 Epilogue