• Methods in scientific and religious inquiry 

        Author(s):Rolston, Holmes, 1932-
        Date Issued:1987
        Format:born digital; chapters (layout features)
        In generic logical form science and religion are more alike than is often supposed, especially at their cores. At the same time, science and religion typically offer alternative interpretations of experience, the scientific ...
      • Beyond recreational value: the greater outdoors preservation-related and environmental benefits 

        Author(s):Rolston, Holmes, 1932-
        Date Issued:1987
        Format:born digital; chapters (layout features)
        The word recreation contains the word creation. On first analysis, recreation typically benefits Americans because it re-creates, rejuvenates them when they are worn from work. At deeper analysis, when such recreation takes ...
      • Beauty and the beast: aesthetic experience of wildlife 

        Author(s):Rolston, Holmes, 1932-
        Date Issued:1987
        Format:born digital; chapters (layout features)
        Wild lives are valued aesthetically in diverse ways: (1) Wild lives are spontaneous form in motion, appealing to human emotions. (2) They are kindred yet alien sentient life. (3) They struggle to make the potential actual. ...
      • Engineers, butterflies, worldviews 

        Author(s):Rolston, Holmes, 1932-
        Date Issued:1987
        Format:born digital; articles
        An adequate ethic for the preservation of species requires an unprecedented mixing of biological science and ethics. Duties to other humans concerning species are insufficient. Humans can also have duties to species as ...
      • Nature, history, and God 

        Author(s):Rolston, Holmes, 1932-
        Date Issued:1987
        Format:born digital; chapters (layout features)
        Natural history, with its increasingly emergent complexity over evolutionary time, becomes deeply historical, with superintending levels, supercharged and suggesting Divine Spirit present in historical nature. Three types ...
      • Review of David L. Schindler's Beyond mechanism: the universe in recent Catholic thought 

        Author(s):Rolston, Holmes, 1932-
        Date Issued:1987
        Format:born digital; reviews (documents)
        This worthy volume contains the responses of four Catholics and one non-Catholic to the philosophical views of the physicist David Bohm. The central concept is that of the one "implicate order" unfolded into the many ...
      • On behalf of bioexuberance 

        Author(s):Rolston, Holmes, 1932-
        Date Issued:1987
        Format:born digital; articles
        "Please leave the flowers for others to enjoy" versus "Let the flowers live!" A maturing environmental ethic ought to reach a concern for endangered plants past a concern for persons. A plant, as a normative system, grows, ...
      • Duties to ecosystems 

        Author(s):Rolston, Holmes, 1932-
        Date Issued:1987
        Format:born digital; chapters (layout features)
        Aldo Leopold finds that an ecosystem is a biotic community. Moreover, moving from what is the case to what ought to be, Leopold argues a land ethic, duties toward ecosystems. Ecologists have sometimes held that ecosystems ...