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Gardiner - A Perfect Moral Storm: The Ethical Tragedy of Climate Change (Environmental Ethics and Science Policy Series) - 9780199985142 - V9780199985142
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A Perfect Moral Storm: The Ethical Tragedy of Climate Change (Environmental Ethics and Science Policy Series)

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Description for A Perfect Moral Storm: The Ethical Tragedy of Climate Change (Environmental Ethics and Science Policy Series) Paperback. Climate change is arguably the great problem confronting humanity, but we have done little to head off this looming disaster. In The Perfect Moral Storm, Stephen Gardiner illuminates our dangerous inaction by placing the environmental crisis in an entirely new light, considering it as an ethical failure. Series: Environmental Ethics & Science Policy Series. Num Pages: 518 pages, black & white illustrations, black & white tables. BIC Classification: HPQ; JFM; RNP; RNPG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 156 x 28. Weight in Grams: 734.
Climate change is arguably the great problem confronting humanity, but we have done little to head off this looming catastrophe. In The Perfect Moral Storm, philosopher Stephen Gardiner illuminates our dangerous inaction by placing the environmental crisis in an entirely new light, considering it as an ethical failure. Gardiner clarifies the moral situation, identifying the temptations (or "storms") that make us vulnerable to a certain kind of corruption. First, the world's most affluent nations are tempted to pass on the cost of climate change to the poorer and weaker citizens of the world. Second, the present generation is tempted to ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Condition
New
Series
Environmental Ethics & Science Policy Series
Number of Pages
518
Place of Publication
New York, United States
ISBN
9780199985142
SKU
V9780199985142
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99-1

About Gardiner
Stephen M. Gardiner is Professor of Philosophy and Ben Rabinowitz Endowed Professor of Human Dimensions of the Environment at the University of Washington, Seattle. He is the coordinating co-editor of Climate Ethics: Essential Readings (Oxford, 2010), and the editor of Virtue Ethics: Old and New (Cornell, 2005). He is currently co-editing the Oxford Handbook on Environmental Ethics with Allen Thompson. ... Read more

Reviews for A Perfect Moral Storm: The Ethical Tragedy of Climate Change (Environmental Ethics and Science Policy Series)
Gardiner has expertly explored some very instinctual and vitally important considerations which cannot realistically be ignored. Required reading.
Robin Whitlock, Green Prophet

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