Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 December 2015

480 Pages | 1 figure; 1 table; 14 photos

7.0 x 9.0 inches

ISBN: 9780199014491

Bookseller Code (06)

Environmental Ethics for Canadians

Second Edition

Edited by Byron Williston

  • Unique Canadian focus features stimulating articles by distinguished Canadian philosophers and academics.
  • Balances classic and contemporary works by leaders of the environmental ethics and philosophy movement, making this the most authoritative resource of its kind.
  • Combines academic articles with original commentary and case studies to ensure the content is accessible to undergraduate students.
  • Wide-ranging practical and theoretical coverage of key topics such as animal welfarism, ecocentrism, population and consumption concerns, the biodiversity crisis, feminist perspectives, and the nature of environmental value.
  • Pedagogical tools encourage reflection and active learning:
  • Highlighted key terms
  • Lists of further readings
  • Glossary
  • Ecological Intuition Pump paragraphs at the beginning of each chapter encourage students to consider their personal thoughts about "big picture" issues discussed in the text.
  • Printed on 100% recycled paper to demonstrate Oxford's commitment to the ideals advocated within the text.