Conserving Natural Value

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Columbia University Press, 1994 - 259 pages
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An eloquent introduction to the ethical and philosophical values at stake in biological conservation, this book familiarizes readers with the general issues and possible solutions to the problems societies face in simultaneously conserving nature and promoting culture.

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Contents

Natural and Cultural Values
1
Diversity and Complexity Values
34
Ecosystem Integrity and Health Values
68
Wildlife Values
101
Anthropocentric Values
133
Intrinsic Natural Values
167
The Home Planet
203
References
237
Index
249
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HOLMES ROLSTON III is professor of philosophy at Colorado State University.

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