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Trash Talks: Revelations in the Rubbish

Elizabeth V. Spelman

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780190239350
eISBN:
9780190239381
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190239350.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, Moral Philosophy

People’s notorious habits of disposal appear to have put them well on the way to making the earth inhospitable to life. But their relation to rejectamenta includes much more than shedding and ... More


A Taste for Waste

Elizabeth V. Spelman

in Trash Talks: Revelations in the Rubbish

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780190239350
eISBN:
9780190239381
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190239350.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, Moral Philosophy

While it is clear in Chapter 1 that on the whole people don’t like others going through their trash, at the center of this chapter is the fact that many are quite enthusiastic about exhibiting the ... More


Evolutionary Trash

Elizabeth V. Spelman

in Trash Talks: Revelations in the Rubbish

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780190239350
eISBN:
9780190239381
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190239350.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, Moral Philosophy

This chapter brings attention to the prominence of questions about waste and wastefulness in long-standing debates between evolutionary theorists and proponents of what is called “intelligent ... More


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