David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Theoria 11 (3):61-81 (1996)
The aim of my paper is to explore in some detail some epistemological issues concerning moral theorizing on global warming. First, I consider the issue of the structure of the theoretical approach in a field of inquiry requiring normative assessments. How do theoretical principles work here? What is to be regarded as a normative evidence for such a theory? Second, the criteria to determine which part, if any, of the theory gets normatively constrained, and which does not, are discussed. Third, I focus on the procedures to reach an equilibrium between such a theory and its evidence and to reach it, changes might be required on the normative side of the theory, rather than on its non-normative one
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
No categories specified
(categorize this paper)
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Adrian Miroiu (1996). Global Warming and Moral Theorizing. Theoria 11 (3):61-81.
Mark A. Seabright (2011). The Role of the Affect Heuristic in Moral Reactions to Climate Change. Journal of Global Ethics 6 (1):5-15.
Emery M. Roe (1992). Global Warming as Analytic Tip. Critical Review 6 (2-3):411-427.
Howard Friel (2010). The Lomborg Deception: Setting the Record Straight About Global Warming. Yale University Press.
Nicholas Maxwell (2008). Are Philosophers Responsible for Global Warming? Philosophy Now 65 (65):12-13.
Hugh Upton (2011). Moral Theory and Theorizing in Health Care Ethics. Ethical Theory and Moral Practice 14 (4):431-443.
Lisa Tessman (2010). Idealizing Morality. Hypatia 25 (4):797 - 824.
Jason Brennan (2008). Beyond the Bottom Line: The Theoretical Goals of Moral Theorizing. Oxford Journal of Legal Studies 28 (2):277-296.
Aaron Maltais (2008). Global Warming and Our Natural Duties of Justice. Dissertation, Uppsala University
Elizabeth R. DeSombre (2004). Response to the Global Warming Tragedy. Global Warming: More Common Than Tragic. Ethics and International Affairs 18 (1):41–46.
J. A. Towey (2008). Classics and Global Warming. Classics Broadsheet (125).
Mark Schroeder (2011). Holism, Weight, and Undercutting. Noûs 45 (2):328 - 344.
Robin Attfield (2010). Ecological Issues of Justice. Journal of Global Ethics 5 (2):147-154.
Jennifer Prah Ruger (2012). Global Health Justice and Governance. American Journal of Bioethics 12 (12):35-54.
Sorry, there are not enough data points to plot this chart.
Added to index2011-01-09
Total downloads1 ( #402,963 of 1,096,481 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #238,630 of 1,096,481 )
How can I increase my downloads?