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Dan C. Shahar
Tulane University
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    Why It's Ok to Eat Meat.Dan C. Shahar - 2021 - Routledge.
    Vegetarians have argued at great length that meat-eating is wrong. Even so, the vast majority of people continue to eat meat, and even most vegetarians eventually give up on their diets. Does this prove these people must be morally corrupt? In Why It’s OK to Eat Meat, Dan C. Shahar argues the answer is no: it’s entirely possible to be an ethical person while continuing to eat meat—and not just the "fancy" offerings from the farmers' market but also the regular (...)
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    Rejecting Eco-Authoritarianism, Again.Dan Coby Shahar - 2015 - Environmental Values 24 (3):345-366.
    Ecologically-motivated authoritarianism flourished initially during the 1970s but largely disappeared after the decline of socialism in the late-1980s. Today, 'eco- authoritarianism ' is beginning to reassert itself, this time modelled not after the Soviet Union but modern-day China. The new eco-authoritarians denounce central planning but still suggest that governments should be granted powers that free them from subordination to citizens' rights or democratic procedures. I argue that current eco-authoritarian views do not present us with an attractive alternative to market liberal (...)
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  3. Justice and Climate Change: Toward a Libertarian Analysis.Dan C. Shahar - 2009 - The Independent Review 14 (2):219-237.
    Global climate change is one of the most widely discussed problems of our time. However, many libertarian thinkers have not participated in the ethical dimensions of this discussion due to a narrow focus on the scientific basis for concern about climate change. In this paper, I reject this approach and explore the kind of response libertarians should be offering instead. I frame the climate change problem as one which concerns potential rights-infringements and explore different ways in which climate change might (...)
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    Treading Lightly on the Climate in a Problem-Ridden World.Dan C. Shahar - 2016 - Ethics, Policy and Environment 19 (2):183-195.
    Personal carbon footprints have become a subject of major concern among those who worry about global climate change. Conventional wisdom holds that individuals have a duty to reduce their impacts on the climate system by restricting their carbon footprints. However, I defend a new argument for thinking that this conventional wisdom is mistaken. Individuals, I argue, have a duty to take actions to combat the world’s problems. But since climate change is only one of a nearly endless list of such (...)
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  5. Free-Market Environmentalism Pace Environmentalism?Dan C. Shahar - 2012 - In David Schmidtz & Elizabeth Willott (eds.), Environmental Ethics: What Really Matters, What Really Works, 2nd Edition. pp. 438–446.
  6. Environmental Ethics, What Really Matters, What Really Works, 3rd Edition.David Schmidtz & Dan C. Shahar - 2018 - New York, NY, USA: Oxford University Press.
    Significantly revised in this third edition, Environmental Ethics: What Really Matters, What Really Works examines morality from an environmental perspective. Featuring accessible selections—from classic articles to examples of cutting-edge original research—it addresses both theory and practice. -/- Asking what really matters, the first section of the book explores the abstract ideas of human value and value in nature. The second section turns to the question of what really works—what it would take to solve our real-world environmental problems. Moving beyond the (...)
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  7. Anarchism for an Ecological Crisis?Dan C. Shahar - 2021 - In Gary Chartier & Chad Van Schoelandt (eds.), Routledge Handbook of Anarchism and Anarchist Thought. pp. 381–392.
  8. Environmental Issues.Dan C. Shahar - 2022 - In Matt Zwolinski & Benjamin Ferguson (eds.), The Routledge Companion to Libertarianism. New York, NY, USA: pp. 455–470.
  9. Hayek’s Legacy for Environmental Political Economy.Dan C. Shahar - 2017 - In Peter Boettke, Christopher Coyne & Virgil Storr (eds.), Interdisciplinary Studies of the Market Order: New Applications of Market Process Theory. pp. 87–109.
  10. Public Justification and the Politics of Agriculture.Dan C. Shahar - 2018 - In Anne Barnhill, Mark Bryant Budolfson & Tyler Doggett (eds.), Oxford Handbook of Food Ethics. pp. 427–448.
  11. Sustaining Growth.Dan C. Shahar - 2019 - In Bob Fischer (ed.), Ethics, Left and Right: The Moral Issues that Divide Us. pp. 294–301.
  12. Turning Adversaries Into Allies: Conciliation in Environmental Politics.Dan C. Shahar - 2016 - In David Schmidtz (ed.), Interdisciplinary Handbooks in Philosophy: Environmental Ethics. pp. 243–268.
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    Environmental Conflict and the Legacy of the Reformation.Dan C. Shahar - 2020 - Environmental Politics 29 (6):1042-1062.
    Liberal political theory seeks to enable diverse groups to coexist respectfully despite their differences. According to liberals, this requires embracing certain political institutions and refraining from imposing controversial views on others. The liberal formula has enjoyed considerable success. However, green political theorists insist liberal societies will precipitate an ecological crisis unless they are transformed in line with (controversial) green views. These perspectives highlight a longstanding gap in liberal theory. Liberalism rose to prominence only after Reformation-era Christians accepted that societal success (...)
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    Conflict and Comparison Between Species.Dan C. Shahar - 2011 - Ethics, Policy and Environment 14 (2):163 - 166.
    Paul Taylor has argued that all living organisms have equal inherent worth. David Schmidtz objects, insisting that there is little to be gained by talk of “equality” in interspecific contexts. On Schmidtz’s view, ethicists should be satisfied simply to say that all organisms deserve respect, while leaving unspecified how such claims to respect measure up to one another. Yet in this paper, I contend that Schmidtz’s position cannot be sustained in the face of predictable and ongoing conflict between species. When (...)
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    Integrity Versus Expediency for Non-Anthropocentrists.Dan C. Shahar - 2014 - Ethics, Policy and Environment 17 (3):271-274.
    Kevin Elliott observes that environmental protection efforts often benefit humans, not just because the natural environment is useful, but also because activities that result in environmental protections can also promote a range of other human values. Elliott argues that environmentalists could gain practical advantages by emphasizing these indirect benefits. He also insists that even for environmentalists who believe that nature ought to be protected for its own sake, deploying such arguments would not necessarily pose problems of integrity since more explicitly (...)
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