New PDF release: Consequentialism and Environmental Ethics (Routledge Studies

By Avram Hiller,Ramona Ilea,Leonard Kahn

This quantity works to attach matters in environmental ethics with the easiest paintings in modern normative idea. Environmental concerns problem modern moral theorists to account for issues that conventional moral theories don't tackle to any major quantity. This ebook articulates and evaluates consequentialist responses to that problem. individuals supply a radical and well-rounded research of the advantages and obstacles of the consequentialist viewpoint in addressing environmental concerns. specifically, the members use consequentialist concept to deal with important questions in environmental ethics, similar to questions on what varieties of issues have worth; approximately decision-making in gentle of the long term, intergenerational nature of environmental matters; and in regards to the position state’s being average should still play in moral deliberation.

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