Consequentialism and Environmental Ethics (Routledge Studies by Avram Hiller,Ramona Ilea,Leonard Kahn

By Avram Hiller,Ramona Ilea,Leonard Kahn

This quantity works to attach concerns in environmental ethics with the easiest paintings in modern normative concept. Environmental concerns problem modern moral theorists to account for issues that conventional moral theories don't handle 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 boundaries of the consequentialist standpoint in addressing environmental concerns. particularly, the participants use consequentialist idea to handle valuable questions in environmental ethics, equivalent to questions about what types of issues have worth; approximately decision-making in mild of the long term, intergenerational nature of environmental concerns; and concerning the function state’s being typical may still play in moral deliberation.

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