• Intrinsic values on Earth: nature and the nations (UNESCO) 

        Author(s):Rolston, Holmes, 1932-
        Date Issued:2006
        Format:born digital; chapters (layout features)
        Ultimately and increasingly, humans are responsible for and to Earth as planet and biosphere. Peoples in their nations are and ought to be united on one Earth, with an ethic inclusive of both humans and nature. Only people ...
      • Science and religion in the face of the environmental crisis 

        Author(s):Rolston, Holmes, 1932-
        Date Issued:2006
        Format:born digital; chapters (layout features)
        Both science and religion are challenged by the environmental crisis; both to re-evaluate the natural world, and each to re-evaluate its dialogue with the other. Both are thrown into researching theory and practice in the ...
      • What is a gene? From molecules to metaphysics 

        Author(s):Rolston, Holmes, 1932-
        Date Issued:2006
        Format:born digital; articles
        Mendelian genes have become molecular genes, with increasing puzzlement about locating them, due to increasing complexity in genomic webworks. Genome science finds modular and conserved units of inheritance, identified as ...
      • Intrinsic values in nature (Iceland) 

        Author(s):Rolston, Holmes, 1932-
        Date Issued:2006
        Format:born digital; chapters (layout features)
        Although much of the urgency for conserving biodiversity arises from our duties to other humans, with nature instrumental to what humans have at stake in their environments, a deeper environmental ethics recognizes intrinsic ...
      • Eine ethik für den gesamten planten: gedanken über den eigenwert der natur 

        Author(s):Rolston, Holmes, 1932-
        Date Issued:2006
        Format:born digital; articles
        Every living organism conserves its life and in that sense conservation is innate in biology. Non-conservation is death. Organisms have goods of their own, conserved and elaborated in species lines, resulting in the ...
      • Caring for nature: what science and economics can't teach us but religion can 

        Author(s):Rolston, Holmes, 1932-
        Date Issued:2006
        Format:born digital; articles
        Neither ecologists nor economists can teach us what we most need to know about nature: how to value it. The Hebrew prophets claimed that there can be no intelligent human ecology except as people learn to use land justly ...