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The Resource Biodiversity and environmental philosophy : an introduction, Sahotra Sarkar

Biodiversity and environmental philosophy : an introduction, Sahotra Sarkar

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Biodiversity and environmental philosophy : an introduction
Title
Biodiversity and environmental philosophy
Title remainder
an introduction
Statement of responsibility
Sahotra Sarkar
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
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Sarkar, Sahotra
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Cambridge studies in philosophy and biology
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  • Environmental sciences
  • Bioethics
  • Biodiversity
Label
Biodiversity and environmental philosophy : an introduction, Sahotra Sarkar
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-250) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
A focus on biodiversity -- The structure of the book -- Three flawed arguments -- Concern for the environment -- The myth of lost futures -- The myth of the golden age -- Wilderness -- Intrinsic values and biocentrism -- Adequacy conditions for a conservationist ethic -- Two concepts of intrinsic value -- Arguments for intrinsic value -- Biocentrism and deep ecology -- Animal welfare -- Tempered anthropocentrism -- Demand values -- Transformative values -- Obligations of conservation -- Wilderness and aesthetic appreciation -- The boundary problem -- The directionality problem -- Solutions -- Adequacy tests -- Problems of ecology -- Ecological models -- New directions -- Extinction -- The consensus view of conservation biology -- Adaptive management -- The place prioritization problem -- The surrogacy problem -- The viability problem -- Defining "biodiversity" -- Incommensurability and uncertainty -- Types of values -- Multiple criterion synchronization -- The context of biodiversity -- Coping with uncertainty -- Probabilistic place prioritization -- A bayesian future? -- In conclusion: issues for the future -- The value of biodiversity -- The science of biodiversity conservation
Control code
ocn667103123
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 258 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780511345289
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)667103123
Label
Biodiversity and environmental philosophy : an introduction, Sahotra Sarkar
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-250) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
A focus on biodiversity -- The structure of the book -- Three flawed arguments -- Concern for the environment -- The myth of lost futures -- The myth of the golden age -- Wilderness -- Intrinsic values and biocentrism -- Adequacy conditions for a conservationist ethic -- Two concepts of intrinsic value -- Arguments for intrinsic value -- Biocentrism and deep ecology -- Animal welfare -- Tempered anthropocentrism -- Demand values -- Transformative values -- Obligations of conservation -- Wilderness and aesthetic appreciation -- The boundary problem -- The directionality problem -- Solutions -- Adequacy tests -- Problems of ecology -- Ecological models -- New directions -- Extinction -- The consensus view of conservation biology -- Adaptive management -- The place prioritization problem -- The surrogacy problem -- The viability problem -- Defining "biodiversity" -- Incommensurability and uncertainty -- Types of values -- Multiple criterion synchronization -- The context of biodiversity -- Coping with uncertainty -- Probabilistic place prioritization -- A bayesian future? -- In conclusion: issues for the future -- The value of biodiversity -- The science of biodiversity conservation
Control code
ocn667103123
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 258 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780511345289
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)667103123

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