By Alex Wellington, Allan Jacob Greenbaum, Wesley Cragg
Is it attainable to layout a wooded area coverage that satisfies moral and environmental issues and is suitable to enterprise, labour and primary countries representatives? what's the most sensible course throughout the tangle of moral matters surrounding the cave in of the east coast fishery? what kind of duties does a wealthy state reminiscent of Canada need to fulfill the claims of world environmental justice? those are the types of concerns in utilized ethics which are tackled during this choice of essays, the majority of which were written specially for this quantity. it's the first Canadian selection of its type. The publication is split in to sections detailing with such subject matters because the setting and the economic climate; moral matters when it comes to non-human animals; problems with gender; and matters with regards to local peoples. many of the authors are philosophers, notwithstanding experts in geography, geology, and the social sciences also are one of the members. widespread reference is made to theoretical moral issues, however the concentration all through is on utilized ethics, and a number of case stories are incorporated. (Examples contain essays on animal rights and the case of local hunters; floor mining in Northern Ontario, the Quebec arctic; and fishing groups within the Maritimes.) Comparisons are often attracted to regulations and moral questions bobbing up in different countries-most prominently the us.
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Broadview Press Ltd. gratefully acknowledges the support of the Ontario Arts Council and the Ministry of Canadian Heritage. PRINTED IN CANADA Page v Contents Introduction Themes in Canadian Applied Environmental Ethics Alex Wellington, Allan Greenbaum and Wesley Cragg 1 Resource Use Forestry 1. Shifting Values Alan Drengson and Duncan Taylor 35 2. Environmental Ethics and Canadian Forest Policy Peter Miller 50 3. The Forests at Barrière Lake Elise Shenkier and Thomas Meredith 67 Resource Use Fishing and Mining 4.
It occurred to her then that there was a need for a book which surveyed the field of applied environmental ethics with specific application to the Canadian context. The experience of having to use a package of materials to supplement a text which was not Canadian inspired Alex to think about initiating a book project to fill the need she perceived. Soon after that, Allan Greenbaum and Alex began the planning for this book by creating a title, developing a proposal, and setting out a call for papers.
Ethics of Wastes Andrew Brook 117 Resource Use Corruption and Abuse of Power 8. Politics, Ethics, and Ecology Lionel Rubinoff 133 Nature Preservation Animals and Species 9. Animal Rights and Native Hunters Wendy Donner 153 10. Arguments for Vegetarianism Michael Fox 165 11. Cattle and Prairie Ecology Roger Cohen 174 12. Endangered Species Policy Alex Wellington 189 Page vi Nature Preservation Wilderness Preservation and Land Use 13. Wild Nature as Resource? Anne Bell 219 14. The Long and the Short of Environmental Defence Jerry Valen DeMarco 229 15.
Canadian issues in environmental ethics by Alex Wellington, Allan Jacob Greenbaum, Wesley Cragg