Ecology and Ethics

Linking Ecology and Ethics for a Changing World

Values, Philosophy, and Action

Editors: Rozzi, R., Pickett, S., Palmer, C., Armesto, J.J., Callicott, J.B. (Eds.)

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To comprehensively address the complexities of current socio-ecological problems involved in global environmental change, it is indispiseble to achieve an integration of ecological understanding and ethical values. Contemporary science proposes an inclusive ecosystem concept that recognizes humans as components. Contemporary environmental ethics includes eco-social justice and the realization that as important as biodiversity is cultural diversity, inter-cultural, inter-institutional, and international collaboration requiring a novel approach known as biocultural conservation. Right action in confronting the challenges of the 21st century requires science and ethics to be seamlessly integrated. This book resulted from the 14th Cary Conference that brought together leading scholars and practitioners in ecology and environmental philosophy to discuss core terminologies, methods, questions, and practical frameworks for long-term socio-ecological research, education, and decision making.

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“The book, the product of a Cary Conference, is an argument for combining human values with scientific knowledge. … The book should be required reading for professionals in environmental ethics and environmental education. Summing Up: Highly recommended. Graduate students, researchers/faculty, and professionals/practitioners.” (M. LaBar, Choice, Vol. 51 (11), August, 2014)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Linking Ecology and Ethics for a Changing World
Book Subtitle
Values, Philosophy, and Action
Editors
  • Ricardo Rozzi
  • Steward Pickett
  • Clare Palmer
  • Juan J. Armesto
  • J. Baird Callicott
Series Title
Ecology and Ethics
Series Volume
1
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht
eBook ISBN
978-94-007-7470-4
DOI
10.1007/978-94-007-7470-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-94-007-7469-8
Softcover ISBN
978-94-024-0665-8
Series ISSN
2198-9729
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXXVIII, 377
Number of Illustrations
10 b/w illustrations, 28 illustrations in colour
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