Perspectives in analytical philosophy ; Bd. 22.
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Guest Foreword /Bernard Williams Synopsis of Argument Why an Ethics of Nature? The Philosophical Discipline of the Ethics of Nature The Objective of This Study Basic Concepts Nature A Definition of "Nature" for Environmental Ethics Oikos, Cosmos, and the Human Body Conservation versus Cultivation of Nature Ethics The Object of Ethics and the Distinction between Intrinsic and Instrumental Value Good Human Life and Right Human Life Good Human Life The Core Basic Options Luxury The Well-Being and the Agency Aspect of Good Human Life The Hedonistic Challenge Three Forms of Pleasure An Answer to the Hedonistic Challenge The Objection to Paternalism Moral Concern and Self-Interest The Hermeneutics and the Justification of Moral Culture Anthropocentrism versus Physiocentrism The Boundaries of the Moral Universe - "Extensional Anthropocentrism" versus "Extensional Physiocentrism" The Absolute Strategy in the Ethics of Nature - "Epistemic Anthropocentrism" versus "Epistemic Physiocentrism" Seven Anthropocentric Arguments for the Value of Nature The Basic Needs Argument Classical Thoughts The Argument Lost Peace with Nature? The Need for Environmental History Some Reasons Why the Basic Needs Argument Is Not as Effective as You Might Expect Two Versions of the Basic Needs Argument which Incorporate Intrinsic Value Claims for Nature "Nature Knows Best" The Motivational Version The Aisthesis Argument Literary Thoughts The Argument.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages -156) and index.
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