• Review of Andrew Brennan's Thinking about nature: nature, value and ecology 

        Author(s):Rolston, Holmes, 1932-
        Date Issued:1989
        Format:born digital; reviews (documents)
        Brennan, a Scottish philosopher, seeks to keep philosophy ecologically honest. He is keenly attentive to what sort of environmental ethics has scientific support. He calls this eco-humanism. Yet there is nothing in scientific ...
      • Nonhuman dimensions in wildlife, The 

        Author(s):Rolston, Holmes, 1932-
        Date Issued:1989
        Format:born digital; articles
        In understanding the human dimensions in wildlife, we want to learn the sociological and psychological side of wildlife management. But we will not get the focus right without the wildlife ecology side. We must get these ...
      • International conflict and conservation of natural resources 

        Author(s):Rolston, Holmes, 1932-
        Date Issued:1989
        Format:born digital; reviews (documents)
        Combined critical review of: Arthur H. Westing, ed., Cultural Norms, War and the Environment. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 1988; Arthur H. Westing, ed., Environmental Warfare: A Technical, Legal and Policy ...
      • Treating animals naturally? 

        Author(s):Rolston, Holmes, 1932-
        Date Issued:1989
        Format:born digital; articles
        We treat animals naturally. Humans share some nature with nonhuman animals. But attributes appear that are qualitatively and quantitatively not present in nonhumans. Humans are moral in culture and we can further ask how ...
      • Review of Bryan G. Norton's Preservation of species 

        Author(s):Rolston, Holmes, 1932-
        Date Issued:1989
        Format:born digital; reviews (documents)
        Norton provides the best of the philosophical and policy-oriented efforts to justify conservation. Academics and policy makers here enter a stimulating colloquy about saving endangered species, strikingly illustrating how ...
      • Respect for life: can Zen Buddhism help in forming an environmental ethic? 

        Author(s):Rolston, Holmes, 1932-
        Date Issued:1989
        Format:born digital; articles
        Zen Buddhism has an enviable respect for life. Buddhism promises to chasten human desires and thirsts, to fit humans into their sources, their surrounding world. But there is a series of challenges to Zen Buddhism. Compassion ...
      • Biology without conservation: an environmental misfit and contradiction in terms 

        Author(s):Rolston, Holmes, 1932-
        Date Issued:1989
        Format:born digital; chapters (layout features)
        Every biological organism is per se a conservationist, defending its life. Nonconservation is death. Although not moral agents, organisms are normative systems that value life intrinsically, for what each individual life ...