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    Why It is Important to Take Account of History.Alan Holland - 2011 - Ethics, Policy and Environment 14 (3):377 - 392.
    Ethics, Policy & Environment, Volume 14, Issue 3, Page 377-392, October 2011.
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    Darwin and the Meaning in Life.Alan Holland - 2009 - Environmental Values 18 (4):503 - 518.
    It has often been thought, and has recently been argued, that one of the most profound impacts of Darwin's theory of evolution is the threat that it poses to the very possibility of living a meaningful, and therefore worthwhile, life. Three attempts to ground the possibility of a meaningful life are considered. The first two are compatible with an exclusively Darwinian worldview. One is based on the belief that Darwinian evolution is, in some sense, progressive; the other is based on (...)
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    J. Baird Callicott, John van Buren and Keith Wayne Brown, Greek Natural Philosophy: The Presocratics and Their Importance for Environmental Philosophy.Alan Holland - 2020 - Environmental Values 29 (1):109-111.
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  4. Cleveland Amory Ranch of Dreams Middlesex, UK: Viking Penguin, 1997, 288 Pp. Susan G. Davis Spectacular Nature: Corporate Culture and the Sea World Experience. [REVIEW]Gail A. Eisnitz, Moira Ferguson, Elizabeth Hess, Barbara Hodgson, Alan Holland, Andrew Johnson, James M. Jasper, Joanne Elizabeth Lauck, Randall Lockwood & Frank Ascione - 1997 - Ethics and Behavior 7:2.
     
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    The Case Against the Case for Procreative Beneficence.Alan Holland - 2016 - Bioethics 30 (7):490-499.
    Julian Savulescu's principle of procreative beneficence states that, other things being equal, and of the possible children they could have, a couple contemplating procreation are morally obliged to procreate the child with the best chance of the best life. The critique of PB is in three parts. The first part argues that PB rests on a particular conception of the good life, and that alternative conceptions of the good life afford no obvious way in which PB can be rendered operational. (...)
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    A Fortnight of My Life is Missing: A Discussion of the Status of the Human ‘Pre‐Embryo’.Alan Holland - 1990 - Journal of Applied Philosophy 7 (1):25-37.
    ABSTRACT Summed up in the coinage of the term ‘pre‐embryo’is the denial that human beings, as such, begin to exist from the moment of conception. This denial, which may be thought to have significant moral implications, rests on two kinds of reason. The first is that the pre‐embryo lacks the characteristics of a human being. The second is that the pre‐embryo lacks what it takes to be an individual human being. The first reason, I argue, embodies an untenable view of (...)
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    Sustainability: Should We Start From Here?Alan Holland - 1999 - In Andrew Dobson (ed.), Fairness and Futurity: Essays on Environmental Sustainability and Social Justice. Oxford University Press.
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  8. The Greeks and the Environment.Laura Westra, Thomas M. Robinson, Madonna R. Adams, Donald N. Blakeley, C. W. DeMarco, Owen Goldin, Alan Holland, Timothy A. Mahoney, Mohan Matten, M. Oelschlaeger, Anthony Preus, J. M. Rist, T. M. Robinson, Richard Shearman & Daryl McGowan Tress - 1997 - Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.
    Environmental ethicists have frequently criticized ancient Greek philosophy as anti-environmental for a view of philosophy that is counterproductive to environmental ethics and a view of the world that puts nature at the disposal of people. This provocative collection of original essays reexamines the views of nature and ecology found in the thought of Plato, Aristotle, the Stoics, and Plotinus. Recognizing that these thinkers were not confronted with the environmental degradation that threatens contemporary philosophers, the contributors to this book find that (...)
     
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    Yew Trees, Butterflies, Rotting Boots and Washing Lines : The Importance of Narrative.Alan Holland & J. O'Neill - unknown
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    Retained Knowledge.Alan Holland - 1974 - Mind 83 (July):355-371.
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    On Behalf of Moderate Speciesism.Alan Holland - 1984 - Journal of Applied Philosophy 1 (2):281-291.
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    Global Sustainable Development in the 21st Century.Keekok Lee, , Alan Holland, & Desmond McNeill - unknown
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    Carnap on Frege on Indirect Reference.Alan Holland - 1978 - Analysis 38 (1):24 - 32.
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    What Do We Do About Bleakness?Alan Holland - 2011 - Environmental Values 20 (3):315 - 321.
    In response to Robin Attfield, I am inclined, still, (a) to claim that the concept of value cannot do the kind of comparative work that he asks it to do; (b) to doubt that the value of our world can be founded on the flourishing to be found there; and (c) to believe that there is enough in the world to be glad about even if it does not contain a preponderance of value. In response to John Cottingham, (a) I (...)
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    Sustainability.Alan Holland - unknown
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    Unstable Cliffs.Alan Holland - 2006 - Environmental Values 15 (4):423 - 424.
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  17. The Integrity of Nature Over Time Some Problems.Alan Holland, John O'neill & British Association of Nature Conservationists - 1996 - Department of Philosophy, Lancaster University.
     
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    Paradoxes of Knowledge.Alan Holland - 1979 - Philosophical Quarterly 29 (115):175-176.
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    Natural Capital.Alan Holland - 1994 - Royal Institute of Philosophy Supplement 36:169-182.
    Interest in the concept of natural capital stems from the key role which this concept plays in certain attempts to elucidate the goal of sustainable development—a goal which currently preoccupies environmental policy-makers. My purpose in this paper is to examine the viability of what, adapting an expression of Bryan Norton's, may be termed the ‘social scientific approach’ to natural capital . This approach largely determines the way in which environmental concern is currently being represented in the environmental policy community.
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    Thinking Like a Planet: The Land Ethic and the Earth Ethic by J. Baird Callicott Oxford University Press, 2013, Pp. 374, £26.99 ISBN: 978-0-19-932489-7. [REVIEW]Alan Holland - 2016 - Philosophy 91 (1):131-135.
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    Pauline Phemister, Leibniz and the Environment.Alan Holland - 2018 - Environmental Values 27 (3):313-315.
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    The Reasons for Which One Believes.Alan Holland - 1976 - Philosophical Studies 29 (6):441 - 443.
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    Agriculture.Alan Holland - 2010 - Dialogue and Universalism 20 (11-12):9-20.
    Since agriculture constitutes what is probably humankind’s most extensive and prolonged engagement with the natural world, the scant attention paid to it in much of the environmental ethics literature represents something of a paradox. This paper is an attempt to address that paradox. First we offer some explanations for this neglect, tracing it to some key features of environmental ethics as it is currently practised. Then we identify some hopeful signs that things are changing in a direction that is more (...)
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    Correspondence.Ralph Blunden & Alan J. Holland - 1986 - Journal of Applied Philosophy 3 (1):145-148.
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  25. On What Makes an Epistemology Evolutionary.Alan Holland & Anthony O'hear - 1984 - Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society, Supplementary Volumes( 58:177-217.
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    On What Makes an Epistemology Evolutionary.Alan Holland & Anthony O'Hear - 1984 - Aristotelian Society Supplementary Volume 58 (1):177 - 217.
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    Genetically Based Handicap.Alan Holland - 1998 - Journal of Applied Philosophy 15 (2):119–132.
    It is unclear what we should make of a policy designed to eradicate' genetically based handicap, and in particular whether it constitutes discrimination against people with a genetic handicap. After brief reference to the legal position, four arguments are examined which purport to justify differential treatment of handicapped lives either before conception or before birth: the argument from genetic error', the argument from parental responsibility, the argument from social consequences and the argument from impersonal harm. Weaknesses are detected in each (...)
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    Evolution and Purpose : A Response to Herman Daly.Alan Holland - 2002 - .
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    Review of 'In Nature's Interests?' by G. Varner. [REVIEW]Alan Holland - unknown
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    Memory. [REVIEW]Alan Holland - 1972 - Philosophy 47 (181):285-.
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    Agriculture: The “Cinderella” of Environmental Ethics.Alan Holland - 2010 - Dialogue and Universalism 20 (11-12):9-20.
    Since agriculture constitutes what is probably humankind’s most extensive and prolonged engagement with the natural world, the scant attention paid to it in much of the environmental ethics literature represents something of a paradox. This paper is an attempt to address that paradox. First we offer some explanations for this neglect, tracing it to some key features of environmental ethics as it is currently practised. Then we identify some hopeful signs that things are changing in a direction that is more (...)
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    Ecosystem Health: Some Prognostications.Michael Hammond & Alan Holland - 1995 - Environmental Values 4 (4):283 - 286.
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    Review of David Schmidtz, Person, Polis, Planet: Essays in Applied Philosophy[REVIEW]Alan Holland - 2009 - Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews 2009 (5).
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    Am Anfang War Das Wort : Eine Kritik von Informationsmetaphern in der Genetik [In the Beginning Was the Word? : A Critique of the Information Metaphor in Genetics].Alan Holland - unknown
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    Invitation to Philosophy.Alan Holland - 1986 - Philosophical Books 27 (3):156-158.
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    Knowledge, Perception and Memory.Alan Holland - 1976 - Philosophical Books 17 (2):80-82.
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  37. Richard Sylvan.William Grey, David Bennett, Kate Rawles & Alan Holland - forthcoming - Environmental Values.
     
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  38. Nature, Every Last Drop, is Good.Alan Holland & British Association of Nature Conservationists - 1996 - Department of Philosophy, Lancaster University.
     
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  39. Thinking About the Environment: Our Debt to the Classical and Medieval Past.Alan Holland, Madonna R. Adams, Giovanni Casertano, Lynda G. Clarke, Edward Halper, Michael W. Herren, Helen Karabatzaki, Emile F. Kutash, Teresa Kwiatkowska, Parviz Morewedge, Rosmarie Thee Morewedge, Lorina Quartarone, Livio Rossetti, Daryl M. Tress, Valentina Vincenti & Hideya Yamakawa - 2002 - Lexington Books.
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  40. Taking Darwin Seriously.Alan Holland - 1988 - Philosophical Books 29 (2):116-117.
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