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  • Leading and misleading metaphors : from organism to Anthropocene 

    Contributor:Rolston, Holmes, 1932-
    Carolyn Merchant is celebrated for her insights into how the scientific revolution and the Enlightenment featured the control of nature, bringing "the death of nature." A once nurturing mother Earth, became inert and ...
  • King Abdullah II of Jordan : 2018 Templeton laureate 

    King Abdullah II of Jordan is Templeton laureate for 2018, at ceremony in the Washington Cathedral, with Rolston in attendance.
  • Rolston viewing a Pasqueflower 

    Contributor:Rolston, Holmes, 1932-
    Holmes Rolston, hiking in spring woods, discovers a Pasqueflower, one of the earliest blooming wildflowers, about Easter. "We walk too hurriedly if ever we pass the season's first Pasqueflower by, too busy to let its meeting ...
  • 中国的环境美学: 东方与西方的对话 

    Contributor:Rolston, Holmes, 1932-
    Contains Holmes Rolston III, "Environmental Aesthetics in China: East-West Dialogue," pages 173-183, followed by English text. Translated by Qi Jun 齐君.
  • Upayā-kauśala as the pragmatic justification of Madhyamaka ethical claims 

    Contributor:Quist, Andrew;
    Date Submitted:2018
    Madhyamaka Buddhism is typically characterized as a particularly thoroughgoing form of anti-foundationalism. This leads to difficulties when trying to justify knowledge claims as well as ethical claims, especially in the ...
  • Defense of Buddhist virtue ethics, A 

    Contributor:Hamblin, Jack;
    Date Submitted:2018
    In Chapter 1, I describe necessary dimensions of Buddhist ethics. I comment on and argue for the inclusion of the four noble truths, meditation, the four immeasurable virtues, and regulating emotion. In Chapter 2, I establish ...
  • Pragmatic Fulfillment View and evaluations of meaning in life, The 

    Contributor:Krause, Nicholas;
    Date Submitted:2018
    Susan Wolf developed her well-known Fitting Fulfillment View in the hope of avoiding some of the pitfalls of a purely subjective approach to understanding meaning in life. In doing so, Wolf built in an objective criterion ...
  • From Pyrrhonism to Madhyamaka : paradoxical solutions to skeptical problems 

    Contributor:Williams, Stephen G.;
    Date Submitted:2018
    Skepticism as a philosophical school of thought is best embodied by Greek Pyrrhonism and Indian Madhyamaka. Between these two schools, however, Pyrrhonism is bogged down on issues that Madhyamaka is not. For Greek Pyrrhonism, ...
  • Technology and/or nature : denatured/renatured/engineered/artifacted life? 

    Contributor:Rolston, Holmes, 1932-
    In our high-tech world, do we live at the end of nature? Is the technosphere replacing the biosphere? Can humans control their genetically inherited Pleistocene appetites in an Anthropocene Epoch? Is experience of the ...
  • Preface to "Nature and life: essays on deep ecology and applied ethics" by Md. Munir Hossain Talukder 

    Contributor:Rolston, Holmes, 1932-
    Professor Md. Munir Hossain Talukder has published a book, Nature and Life: Essays on Deep Ecology and Applied Ethics (Newcastle upon Tyne, UK; Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2018). He is a philosopher on the faculty at ...
  • Samtal med den värdefulla naturen : ett studium av miljöetiken hos Knud Løgstrup, Holmes Rolston III och Hans Jonas 

    Contributor:Kvassman, Staffan
    This is the English summary section from the book written by Staffan Kvassman about Holmes Rolston (and two others). The book was originally his Swedish doctoral dissertation published in 1999.
  • Gallery of the Templeton Laureates from 1973-2018, including Holmes Rolston, A 

    Contributor:Templeton Foundation
    Poster featuring the Templeton Laureates from 1973-2018.
  • Terre objective : essais d'éthique environnementale : book summary 

    Contributor:Rolston, Holmes, 1932-Madelin, Pierre; Afeissa, Hicham-Stéphane;
    There are eight essays, featuring Rolston’s arguments about objective value on natural landscapes, and how this is needed, beyond resource values for people, in environmental ethics.
  • Leading and misleading metaphors : from organism to Anthropocene 

    Contributor:Rolston, Holmes, 1932-
    Holmes Rolston presents appreciative and critical remarks at a symposium, After the Death of Nature, held at the University of California, Berkeley, on May 2-3, 2018, celebrating the life and work of Carolyn Merchant, an ...
  • Wonderland Earth in the Anthropocene Epoch 

    Contributor:Rolston, Holmes, 1932-
    This lecture by Holmes Rolston III was the keynote lecture at a conference, Wild Places, Natural Spaces, the fourteenth annual conference of the International Association for the Study of Environment, Space, and Place, at ...
  • 温柔的使命 : 生態, 信仰, 生活的結合 

    Contributor:Lin, Yiren; Chen, Tzu-mei
    Article 1: In his sermon preached June 5, 2016, at the Ho-Ping Church in Taipei, Rolston emphasized that, like ancient Israel, all peoples today reside on lands with promise, promised lands. Taiwan was long known as Formosa, ...
  • Holmes Rolston III : interview by Theo Horesh 

    Contributor:Rolston, Holmes, 1932-Horesh, Theo;
    Rolston on how we might more wisely approach the "perfect moral storm" of climate change. Ethicists will watch the worldview, the interpretation, the value choices underlying economic analyses. We are at a hinge point in ...
  • Trail log - 2017 

    Contributor:Rolston, Holmes, 1932-
    Local hikes, Pasqueflowers, Rocky Mountain National Park; Oregon State University, Corvallis, University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point, and hikes there; International Society for Environmental Ethics (ISEE) at Highlands Camp, ...
  • Respect for patient autonomy in veterinary medicine : a relational approach 

    Contributor:Reyes-Illg, Gwendolen;
    Date Submitted:2017
    This thesis considers the prospects for including respect for patient autonomy as a value in veterinary medical ethics. Chapter One considers why philosophers have traditionally denied autonomy to animals and why this is ...
  • Constructivism and the phenomenology of moral deliberation 

    Contributor:Ponzo, Alexander;
    Date Submitted:2017
    In this thesis I claim that constructivism is an attractive positon when it comes to explaining the nature of moral facts. The central tenet of constructivism is that moral facts are a function of what actual (or hypothetical) ...

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