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  1. Environmental Ethics: Duties to and Values in the Natural World.Holmes Rolston - 1988
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  3. Conserving Natural Value.Holmes Rolston - 1994
     
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  4. Genes, Genesis, and God: Values and Their Origins in Natural and Human History.Holmes Rolston - 1999 - Cambridge University Press.
    Holmes Rolston challenges the sociobiological orthodoxy that would naturalize science, ethics, and religion. The book argues that genetic processes are not blind, selfish, and contingent, and that nature is therefore not value-free. The author examines the emergence of complex biodiversity through evolutionary history. Especially remarkable in this narrative is the genesis of human beings with their capacities for science, ethics, and religion. A major conceptual task of the book is to relate cultural genesis to natural genesis. There is also a (...)
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  5. Environmental Ethics: An Anthology.Andrew Light & Holmes Rolston (eds.) - 2002 - Wiley-Blackwell.
    _ _ _Environmental Ethics: An Anthology_ brings together both classic and cutting-edge essays which have formed contemporary environmental ethics, ranging from the welfare of animals versus ecosystems to theories of the intrinsic value of nature.
     
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    Lame Science? Blind Religion?Holmes Rolston - 2019 - Zygon 54 (2):351-353.
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    Science & Religion: A Critical Survey.Holmes Rolston - 1987 - Templeton Foundation Press.
    This acclaimed book is back in print with a new introduction by its award-winning author.
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    Redeeming a Cruciform Nature.Holmes Rolston - 2018 - Zygon 53 (3):739-751.
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  9. Environmental Ethics.Holmes Rolston & Iii - 2002 - Wiley.
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    Value in Nature and the Nature of Value.Holmes Rolston - 1994 - Royal Institute of Philosophy Supplement 36:13-30.
    I offer myself as a nature guide, exploring for values. Many before us have got lost and we must look the world over. The unexamined life is not worth living; life in an unexamined world is not worthy living either. We miss too much of value.
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  11. Philosophy Gone Wild: Essays in Environmental Ethics.Holmes Rolston - 1986 - Prometheus Books.
     
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  12. Philosophy Gone Wild: Environmental Ethics.Holmes Rolston - 1989 - Prometheus Books.
  13. Science and Religion: A Critical Survey.Holmes Rolston - 1989 - International Journal for Philosophy of Religion 26 (3):185-185.
  14. Genes, Genesis, and God: Values and Their Origin in Natural and Human History.Holmes Rolston - 2000 - American Journal of Theology and Philosophy 21 (1):85-88.
     
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  15. Kenosis and Nature.Holmes Rolston - unknown
    If one compares the general worldview of biology with that of theology, it first seems that there is only stark contrast. To move from Darwinian nature to Christian theology, one will have to change the sign of natural history, from selfish genes to suffering love. Theologians also hold that, in regeneration, humans with their sinful natures must be reformed to lives that are more altruistic, also requiring a change of sign. But the problem lies deeper; all of biological nature can (...)
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  16. Caring for Nature: From Fact to Value, From Respect to Reverence.Holmes Rolston - 2004 - Zygon 39 (2):277-302.
    . Despite the classical prohibition of moving from fact to value, encounter with the biodiversity and plenitude of being in evolutionary natural history moves us to respect life, even to reverence it. Darwinian accounts are value-laden and necessary for understanding life at the same time that Darwinian theory fails to provide sufficient cause for the historically developing diversity and increasing complexity on Earth. Earth is a providing ground; matter and energy on Earth support life, but distinctive to life is information (...)
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  17. Naturalizing Values: Organisms and Species.Holmes Rolston - forthcoming - Environmental Ethics: Readings in Theory and Application. Wadsworth, Belmont, Ca.
     
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    Aesthetic Experience in Forests.Holmes Rolston - 1998 - Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 56 (2):157 - 166.
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    Can the East Help the West to Value Nature?Holmes Rolston - 1987 - Philosophy East and West 37 (2):172 - 190.
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    Is There an Ecological Ethic?Holmes Rolston - 1975 - Ethics 85 (2):93-109.
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  21. Rights and Responsibilities on the Home Planet.Holmes Rolston - 1993 - Zygon 28 (4):425-439.
  22. Nature, the Genesis of Value and Human Understanding.Holmes Rolston - 1997 - Environmental Values 6 (3):361-364.
     
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  23. Reviews and Author Responses.Holmes Rolston - unknown
    If you are puzzling whether to read this book, the main claim is right there in the clever title: The Open Secret. 'Ihe tensions — the contradictions, some will say — are built into the governing metaphor. An open..
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    Value in Nature and the Nature of Value: Holmes Rolston III.Holmes Rolston - 1994 - Royal Institute of Philosophy Supplement 36:13-30.
    I offer myself as a nature guide, exploring for values. Many before us have got lost and we must look the world over. The unexamined life is not worth living; life in an unexamined world is not worthy living either. We miss too much of value.
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  25. Genes, Genesis and God: Values and Their Origins in Natural and Human History.Holmes Rolston - 2000 - Environmental Values 9 (3):401-403.
     
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    Caring for Nature: What Science and Economics Can't Teach Us but Religion Can.Holmes Rolston - 2006 - Environmental Values 15 (3):307-313.
    Neither ecologists nor economists can teach us what we most need to know about nature: how to value it. The Hebrew prophets claimed that there can be no intelligent human ecology except as people learn to use land justly and charitably. Lands do not flow with milk and honey for all unless and until justice rolls down like waters. What kind of planet ought we humans wish to have? One we resourcefully manage for our benefits? Or one we hold in (...)
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  27. Genes, Genesis and God: Values and Their Origins in Natural and Human History.Holmes Rolston - 2000 - Philosophical Quarterly 50 (199):280-282.
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    The Future of Environmental Ethics.Holmes Rolston - 2011 - Royal Institute of Philosophy Supplement 69:1-28.
    Environmental ethics has a future as long as there are moral agents on Earth with values at stake in their environment. Somewhat ironically, just when humans, with their increasing industry and development, seemed further and further from nature, having more power to manage it, just when humans were more and more rebuilding their environments with their super technologies, the natural world emerged as a focus of ethical concern. Environmental alarms started with prophets such as Aldo Leopold, Rachel Carson, John Muir, (...)
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    Aesthetics in the Swamps.Holmes Rolston - 2000 - Perspectives in Biology and Medicine 43 (4):584-597.
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    What is a Gene? From Molecules to Metaphysics.Holmes Rolston - 2006 - Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics 27 (6):471-497.
    Mendelian genes have become molecular genes, with increasing puzzlement about locating them, due to increasing complexity in genomic webworks. Genome science finds modular and conserved units of inheritance, identified as homologous genes. Such genes are cybernetic, transmitting information over generations; this too requires multi-leveled analysis, from DNA transcription to development and reproduction of the whole organism. Genes are conserved; genes are also dynamic and creative in evolutionary speciation—most remarkably producing humans capable of wondering about what genes are.
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    F/Actual Knowing: Putting Facts and Values in Place.Holmes Rolston - 2005 - Ethics and the Environment 10 (2):137-174.
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    F/Actual Knowing:Putting Facts and Values in Place.Holmes Rolston - 2005 - Ethics and the Environment 10 (2):137-174.
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  33. Preaching on the Environment.Holmes Rolston - unknown
    covenant. " Behold I establish my covenant with you and your descendants after you, and with every living creature that is with you, the birds, the cattle, and every beast of the earth with you ". In modern terms, the covenant was both ecumenical and ecological. However, the ecological dimension is usually forgotten ; recalling it is worth a sermon.
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    Values Gone Wild.Holmes Rolston - 1983 - Inquiry: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Philosophy 26 (2):181-207.
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    Regarding Nature: Industrialism and Deep Ecology.Holmes Rolston - 1994 - Ethics 105 (1):201-202.
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  36. Informed Concern.Holmes Rolston - unknown
    thirsty, hot, tired, excited, sleepy. They suffer injury and lick their wounds. Sooner or later every biologist must concede that "care" is there. Call these "interests" or "preferences" or whatever; if "caring" is too loaded a term, then call these animal "concerns." Staying alive requires "self-defense." Living things have "needs." One of the hallmarks of life is that it can be "irritated." Organisms have to be "operational." Biology without "conservation" is death. Biology.
     
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    The Synthetic Age: Outdesigning Evolution, Resurrecting Species, and Reengingeering Our World. [REVIEW]Holmes Rolston - 2018 - Environmental Ethics 40 (2):189-191.
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    Book Review: Sent Forth to Preach, Studies in Apostolic Preaching. [REVIEW]Holmes Rolston - 1955 - Interpretation 9 (2):229-230.
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    Book Review: The Lost Gospel: And Other Sermons Based on Short Stories. [REVIEW]Holmes Rolston - 1949 - Interpretation 3 (2):248-248.
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  40. Preaching on the Wonder of Creation.Holmes Rolston - unknown
    A sermon on the wonders of creation? "But I don't know if I believe in creation any more, since I've been studying evolution in school," "Well, you do still think that Earth is a wonderland, don't you? Is there anything you have learned in your biology class that has talked you out of that?" The college student home for Easter puzzles a moment. "Not really. You know, I was wondering during the last lecture before I left. Wow! How is it (...)
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    Inevitable Humans: Simon Conway Morris's Evolutionary Paleontology.Holmes Rolston - 2005 - Zygon 40 (1):221-230.
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    Nature and Culture In Environmental Ethics.Holmes Rolston - 1999 - The Proceedings of the Twentieth World Congress of Philosophy 1:151-158.
    The pivotal claim in environmental ethics is that humans in their cultures are out of sustainable relationships to the natural environments comprising the landscapes on which these cultures are superimposed. But bringing such culture into more intelligent relationships with the natural world requires not so much “naturalizing culture” as discriminating recognition of the radical differences between nature and culture, on the basis of which a dialectical ethic of complementarity may be possible. How far nature can and ought be managed and (...)
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    Book Review: The Great Invitation and Other Sermons. [REVIEW]Holmes Rolston - 1956 - Interpretation: A Journal of Bible and Theology 10 (2):247-248.
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    Critical Issues in Future Environmental Ethics.Holmes Rolston - 2007 - Ethics and the Environment 12 (2):139-142.
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    Environmental Protection and an Equitable International Order: Ethics After the Earth Summit.Holmes Rolston - 1995 - Business Ethics Quarterly 5 (4):735-752.
    The UNCED Earth Summit established two new principles of international justice: an equitable international order and protection of the environment. UNCED was a significant symbol, a morality play about environment and economics. Wealth is asymmetrically distributed; approximately one-fifth of the world produces and consumes four-fifths of goods and services; four-fifths get one-fifth. This distribution can be interpreted as both an earnings differential and as exploitation. Responses may require justice or charity, producing and sharing. Natural and national resources come into tension (...)
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    Book Review: Saint Paul and the Mystery of Christ. [REVIEW]Holmes Rolston - 1958 - Interpretation 12 (3):349-350.
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    Book Review: A Practicing FaithA Practicing Faith, by OglesbyStuart R.. Fleming H. Revell Co., New York, 1948. 157 Pp. $2.00. [REVIEW]Holmes Rolston - 1949 - Interpretation 3 (2):248-248.
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    Rediscovering and Rethinking Leopold’s Green Fire.Holmes Rolston - 2015 - Environmental Ethics 37 (1):45-55.
    Aldo Leopold shot a wolf a hundred years ago, the most iconic wolf kill in conservation history, a shooting now historically confirmed, which three decades later he elevated into his “green fire” metaphor and symbol. There are tensions. Was Leopold a hypocrite? He spent the rest of his life hunting and trying to produce more game to kill. Thinking like a mountain, thinking big in the big outdoors, there is a dramatic shift of focus from a dying wolf’s eyes to (...)
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    Cosmic Jackpot: Why Our Universe Is Just Right for Life. By Paul Davies.Holmes Rolston - 2008 - Zygon 43 (3):753-756.
  50. Creation and Resurrection.Holmes Rolston - unknown
    staggering fact; life renewed after death would be continuing miracle, but, just that: continuing miracle. My friends puzzle over my claim. "Well, I hadn't thought of it like that. You could be right. I agree that creation, or nature is surprising. Still, science leads us to think that nature is all there is. Resurrection is supernatural, and.
     
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