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Introduction

Alexander Gillespie

in International Environmental Law, Policy, and Ethics

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198298724
eISBN:
9780191685514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298724.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about the commonly used justifications for environmental protection in international environmental law. These justifications ... More


Anthropocentricism

Alexander Gillespie

in International Environmental Law, Policy, and Ethics

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198298724
eISBN:
9780191685514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298724.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter examines the validity of anthropocentrism as justification for environmental protection. It explains that an anthropocentric outlook is one which regards humanity as the centre of ... More


The Self-Interest Justification for Environmental Protection

Alexander Gillespie

in International Environmental Law, Policy, and Ethics

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198298724
eISBN:
9780191685514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298724.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter examines the validity of self-interest as a justification for environmental protection. It suggests that many forms of anthropocentric environmental protection are derived from some form ... More


The Land Ethic

Alexander Gillespie

in International Environmental Law, Policy, and Ethics

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198298724
eISBN:
9780191685514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298724.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter evaluates the validity of the land ethic justification for environmental protection. It explains that this justification starts from a rejection of ‘the human-in-environment image in ... More


The Growth of New, Non-Anthropocentric Ideals within International Environmental Law

Alexander Gillespie

in International Environmental Law, Policy, and Ethics

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198298724
eISBN:
9780191685514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298724.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter examines the development of non-anthropocentric ideals within international environmental law and policy. It explains that though new ethical bases of international environmental law and ... More


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