By Avram Hiller,Ramona Ilea,Leonard Kahn
This quantity works to attach matters in environmental ethics with the simplest paintings in modern normative idea. Environmental matters problem modern moral theorists to account for issues that conventional moral theories don't deal with to any major quantity. This booklet articulates and evaluates consequentialist responses to that problem. members offer an intensive and well-rounded research of the advantages and barriers of the consequentialist standpoint in addressing environmental matters. specifically, the members use consequentialist thought to handle significant questions in environmental ethics, resembling questions about what different types of issues have worth; approximately decision-making in gentle of the long term, intergenerational nature of environmental concerns; and concerning the function state’s being ordinary may still play in moral deliberation.
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Consequentialism and Environmental Ethics (Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory) by Avram Hiller,Ramona Ilea,Leonard Kahn