Pluralism in environmental ethics

Topoi 12 (1):69-80 (1993)
A number of recent books and articles have claimed that environmental ethics should be pluralistic; in response to these J. Baird Callicott has written a strong attack upon moral pluralism. This paper will survey briefly some of the recent work advocating moral pluralism and examine Callicott's defense of moral monism. Then it will examine the justification for building an ethical system upon more than one fundamental source of moral insight. The moral system which succeeds in taking into account all that is morally relevant will be contextualist, and it might need to be pluralistic as well
Keywords No keywords specified (fix it)
Categories (categorize this paper)
DOI 10.1007/BF00769817
 Save to my reading list
Follow the author(s)
Edit this record
My bibliography
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Mark as duplicate
Request removal from index
Revision history
Download options
Our Archive

Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy     Papers currently archived: 30,793
Through your library
References found in this work BETA
Mortal Questions.Thomas Nagel - 1979 - Cambridge University Press.
Ethics.William K. Frankena - 1963 - Englewood Cliffs, N.J., Prentice-Hall.
The Power and the Promise of Ecological Feminism.Karen J. Warren - 1990 - Environmental Ethics 12 (2):125-146.

View all 16 references / Add more references

Citations of this work BETA

No citations found.

Add more citations

Similar books and articles
Added to PP index

Total downloads
73 ( #79,224 of 2,214,713 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
5 ( #108,680 of 2,214,713 )

How can I increase my downloads?

Monthly downloads
My notes
Sign in to use this feature