• Are values in nature subjective or objective? 

        Author(s):Rolston, Holmes, 1932-
        Date Issued:1982
        Format:born digital; articles
        Prevailing accounts of natural values as the subjective response of the human mind are reviewed and contested. Discoveries in the physical sciences tempt us to strip the reality away from many native-range qualities, ...
      • Review of K. S. Shrader-Frechette's Environmental ethics 

        Author(s):Rolston, Holmes, 1932-
        Date Issued:1982
        Format:born digital; reviews (documents)
        Shrader-Frechette has anthologized 25 selections, chosen to be good beginner's pieces. Often there are opposing articles, and the authors come from diverse fields. The selections are provocative, organized around the right ...
      • Irreversibly comatose: respect for the subhuman in human life, The 

        Author(s):Rolston, Holmes, 1932-
        Date Issued:1982
        Format:born digital; articles
        In the case of the irreversibly comatose patient, though no personal consciousness remains, some moral duty is owed the remaining biological life. Such an ending to human life, if pathetic, is also both intelligible and ...
      • Review of James W. Jones' the Texture of knowledge: an essay in science and religion 

        Author(s):Rolston, Holmes, 1932-
        Date Issued:1982
        Format:born digital; reviews (documents)
        This is a finely and tightly woven essay about the unweaving of hard and fast claims in both science and religion. James W. Jones advocates what he calls an open texture in both fields. He analyzes three leading philosophers ...