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By J. Baird Callicott

A major theorist addresses a large spectrum of themes vital to the sector 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 themes significant to the sphere, together with the afflicted dating of environmental philosophy to present mainstream educational philosophy; the connection of modern advancements in evolutionary and ecological sciences to the Leopold land ethic lengthy championed via 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 show up in agriculture, drugs, and commercial 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 college 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 safeguard of the Land Ethic, additionally released via SUNY Press.

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