Monographs, Textbooks, or Anthologies on Specific Themes

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Activism
Animals
Climate Change
Emerging Technologies
Environmental Justice
Food, Water, and Agriculture
Future Generations
Indigenous Philosophy
Population
Public Policy
Religion
Sustainability
Wilderness
Worldviews, Attitudes, & Values

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Activism

  • De-Shalit, Avner. The Environment: Between Theory and Practice. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 2000.
  • List, Peter C. Radical Environmentalism: Philosophy and Tactics. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth Pub. Co, 1993.
  • Marietta, Don E., and Lester E. Embree. Environmental Philosophy and Environmental Activism. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 1995.

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Animals

  • Armstrong, Susan J., and Richard George Botzler. The Animal Ethics Reader. 2nd ed. London, UK: Routledge, 2008.
  • Atterton, Peter, and Matthew Calarco. Animal Philosophy. New York, UK: Continuum, 2004.
  • Garner, Robert. Animal Ethics. Cambridge, UK: Polity, 2005.
  • Gruen, Lori. Ethics and Animals: An Introduction. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2011.
  • Hargrove, Eugene C. The Animal Rights, Environmental Ethics Debate: The Environmental Perspective. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 1992.
  • Palmer, Clare. Animal Ethics in Context. New York, NY: Columbia University Press, 2010.
  • Taylor, Angus, John W. Burbidge, and Angus Taylor. Animals & Ethics: An Overview of the Philosophical Debate. Peterborough, OT: Broadview Press, 2009.

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Climate Change

  • Arnold, Denis Gordon. The Ethics of Global Climate Change. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2011.
  • Broome, John. Climate Matters: Ethics in a Warming World. New York, NY: W.W. Norton, 2012.
  • Brown, Donald A. Climate Change Ethics: Navigating the Perfect Moral Storm. London, UK: Routledge, 2013.
  • Gardiner, Stephen, Simon Caney, Dale Jamieson, and Henry Shue. Climate Ethics: Essential Readings. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010.
  • Garvey, James. The Ethics of Climate Change: Right and Wrong in a Warming World. London, UK: Continuum, 2008.
  • Harris, Paul G. World Ethics and Climate Change: From International to Global Justice. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2010.
  • Irwin, Ruth. Climate Change and Philosophy: Transformational Possibilities. London, UK: Continuum Intl Pub Group, 2010.
  • McKibben, Bill. The Global Warming Reader: A Century of Writing about Climate Change. New York: Penguin Books, 2012.
  • Nanda, Ved P. Climate Change and Environmental Ethics. New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Publishers, 2011.
  • Preston, Christopher J. Engineering the Climate: The Ethics of Solar Radiation Management. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2012.
  • Schoenfeld, Martin. Plan B: Global Ethics on Climate Change: the Planetary Crisis and and Philosophical Alternatives. London, UK: Routledge, 2012.
  • Skrimshire, Stefan. Future Ethics: Climate Change and Apocalyptic Imagination. London. UK: Continuum, 2010.
  • Thompson, Allen, and Jeremy Bendik-Keymer. Ethical Adaptation to Climate Change: Human Virtues of the Future. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2012.

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Emerging Technologies (Synthetic Biology, Nanotechnology, etc.)

  • Allhoff, Fritz. Nanoethics: The Ethical and Social Implications of Nanotechnology. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Interscience, 2007.
  • Allhoff, Fritz, and Patrick Lin (eds.). Nanotechnology & Society: Current and Emerging Ethical Issues. Dordrecht: Springer, 2009.
  • Basl, John, and Ronald L. Sandler (eds.). Designer Biology: The Ethics of Intensively Engineering Biological and Ecological Systems. Lanham, UK: Lexington Books, 2013.
  • Budinger, Thomas F., and Miriam D. Budinger. Ethics of Emerging Technologies: Scientific Facts and Moral Challenges. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, 2006.
  • David, Kenneth H., and Paul B. Thompson. What Can Nanotechnology Learn from Biotechnology?: Social and Ethical Lessons for Nanoscience from the Debate Over Agrifood Biotechnology and GMOs. Amsterdam: Elsevier/Academic Press, 2008.
  • O’Mathuna, Donal. Nanoethics: Big Ethical Issues with Small Technology. London: Continuum, 2009.
  • Ruse, Michael, and David Castle (eds.). Genetically Modified Foods: Debating Biotechnology. Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books, 2002.
  • Sandler, Ronald L. Ethics and Emerging Technologies. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
  • Sherlock, Richard, and John D. Morrey (eds.). Ethical Issues in Biotechnology. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2002.
  • Schmidt, Markus (ed.). Synthetic Biology: The Technoscience and Its Societal Consequences. Dordrecht: Springer, 2009.

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Environmental Justice

  • Adamson, Joni, Mei Mei Evans, and Rachel Stein. The Environmental Justice Reader: Politics, Poetics & Pedagogy. Tucson, AZ: University of Arizona Press, 2002.
  • Agyeman, Julian, Peter Cole, Randolph Haluza-DeLay, and Pat O’Riley (eds.). Speaking for Ourselves: Environmental Justice in Canada. Vancouver, CA: UBC Press, 2009.
  • Cole, Luke W., and Sheila R. Foster. From the Ground Up: Environmental Racism and the Rise of the Environmental Justice Movement. New York. NY: New York University Press, 2001.
  • Hill, Barry E. Environmental Justice: Legal Theory and Practice. 2nd ed. Washington, DC: ELI Press/Environmental Law Institute, 2012.
  • Rainey-Brown, Shirley A., and Glenn S. Johnson. Environmental Justice Reader: Addressing the History, Issues, Policy and Change. Deer Park, NY: Linus Publications, 2011.
  • Sandler, Ronald D., and Phaedra C. Pezzullo. Environmental Justice and Environmentalism: The Social Justice Challenge to the Environmental Movement. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2007.
  • Shrader-Frechette, K. S. Environmental Justice: Creating Equality, Reclaiming Democracy. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 2002.
  • Stein, Rachel. New Perspectives on Environmental Justice: Gender, Sexuality, and Activism. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2004.
  • Walker, Gordon. Environmental Justice: Concepts, Evidence and Politics. Abingdon, Oxon, UK: Routledge, 2012.

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Food, Water, and Agriculture

  • Allhoff, Fritz Monroe Dave. Food and Philosophy: Eat, Think, and Be Merry. New York. NY: Blackwell Publishers, 2007.
  • Allhoff, Fritz. Wine & Philosophy: In Vino Veritas. New York, NY: Blackwell Publishers, 2008.
  • Brown, Peter G., and Jeremy J. Schmidt. Water Ethics: Foundational Readings for Students and Professionals. Washington, DC: Island Press, 2010.
  • Gottwald, Franz-Theo, Hans Werner Ingensiep, and Marc Meinhardt. Food Ethics. New York, NY: Springer, 2010.
  • Kaplan, David M. Philosophy of Food. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2012.
  • Korthals, Michiel. Before Dinner: Philosophy and Ethics of Food. Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer, 2004.
  • Mepham, Ben T. Food Ethics. Professional Ethics. New York: Routledge, 1996.
  • Pence, Gregory E. The Ethics of Food: A Reader for the Twenty-First Century. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield, 2002.
  • Pojman, Paul. Food Ethics. Boston, MA: Wadsworth Cengage Learning, 2011.
  • Telfer, Elizabeth. Food for Thought: Philosophy and Food. London ; New York: Routledge, 1996.
  • Thompson, Paul BFood Biotechnology in Ethical Perspective, 2nd ed. Dordrecht, DE: Springer, 2007.
  • Thompson, Paul B. The Spirit of the Soil: Agriculture and Environmental Ethics. Environmental Philosophies Series. New York: Routledge, 1994.
  • Thompson, Paul B. Agricultural Ethics: Research, Teaching, and Public Policy. New York: Wiley, 1999.

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Future Generations

  • Gosseries, Axel, and Lukas H. Meyer (eds.). Intergenerational Justice. New York NY: Oxford University Press, 2009.
  • Partridge, Ernest (ed.). Responsibilities to Future Generations. Buffalo, NY: Prometheus, 1980.
  • Tremmel, Jorg (ed.). Handbook of Intergenerational Justice. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar, 2006.

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Indigenous Philosophy

  • Berkes, Fikret. Sacred Ecology. 3rd ed. New York, NY: Routledge, 2012.
  • Callicott, J. Baird. Earth’s Insights A Survey of Ecological Ethics from the Mediterranean Basin to the Australian Outback. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1997.
  • Callicott, J. Baird, and Michael P. Nelson. American Indian Environmental Ethics: An Ojibwa Case Study. Upper Saddle River, N.J.: Prentice Hall, 2004.
  • Cordova, V. F., and Kathleen Dean Moore. How It Is: The Native American Philosophy of V.F. Cordova. Tucson, AZ: University of Arizona Press, 2007.
  • Dudgeon, Roy C. Common Ground: Eco-Holism & Native American Philosophy. Winnipeg, CA: Pitch Black Publications, 2008.
  • Schweninger, Lee (ed.). Listening to the Land: Native American Literary Responses to the Landscape. Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 2008.

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Public Policy

  • Dryzek, John S. The Politics of the Earth: Environmental Discourses. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 2013.
  • Garner, Robert. Environmental Politics: The Age of Climate Change. Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
  • Kraft, Michael E. Environmental Policy and Politics. 5th ed. Boston:, MA Pearson, 2010.
  • Layzer, Judith A. The Environmental Case: Translating Values into Policy. 3rd ed. Washington, DC: CQ Press, 2012.
  • Martinez, J. Michael. American Environmentalism Philosophy, History, and Public Policy. Hoboken, NJ: CRC Press, 2013.
  • Rosenbaum, Walter A. Environmental Politics and Policy. 9th ed. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 2014.
  • Stenmark, Mikael. Environmental Ethics and Policy-Making. Translated by Craig Graham McKay. Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing Co., 2002. Originally published in Swedish in 2000.
  • Vig, Norman J., and Michael E. Kraft. Environmental PolicyNew Directions for the 21st Century. 8th ed. Los Angeles, CA: CQ Press, 2012.

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Religion

  • Benstein, Jeremy. The Way into Judaism and the Environment. Woodstock, VT: Jewish Lights Pub, 2006.
  • Sideris, Lisa H. Environmental Ethics, Ecological Theology, and Natural Selection. New York, NY: Columbia University Press, 2003.
  • Yaffe, Martin D. Judaism and Environmental Ethics: A Reader. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2001.

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Sustainability

  • Agyeman, Julian. Sustainable Communities and the Challenge of Environmental Justice. New York: New York University Press, 2005.
  • Appleton, Jack. Values in Sustainable Development. New York: Routledge, 2014.
  • Becker, Christian U. Sustainability Ethics and Sustainability Research. Dordrecht, DE: Springer Verlag, 2011.
  • Fredericks, Sarah E. Measuring and Evaluating Sustainability: Ethics in Sustainability Indexes. London, UK: Routledge, 2013.
  • Newton, Lisa H. Ethics and Sustainability: Sustainable Development and the Moral Life. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 2003.
  • Norton, Bryan G. Searching for Sustainability: Interdisciplinary Essays in the Philosophy of Conservation Biology. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2003.
  • Norton, Bryan G. Sustainability: A Philosophy of Adaptive Ecosystem Management. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 2005.
  • Thompson, Paul B. The Agrarian Vision: Sustainability and Environmental Ethics. Lexington, KY: University Press of Kentucky, 2010.
  • Raffaelle, Ryne, Wade L. Robison, and Evan Selinger (eds.). Sustainability Ethics: 5 Questions. Copenhagen: Automatic Press/VIP, 2010.

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Wilderness

  • Callicott, J. Baird, and Michael P. Nelson (eds.). The Great New Wilderness Debate. Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 1998.
  • Cronon, William. Uncommon Ground: Rethinking the Human Place in Nature. New York, NY: W.W. Norton & Co, 1996.
  • Duerr, Hans Peter. Dreamtime: Concerning the Boundary between Wilderness and Civilization. Oxford, UK: Basil Blackwell, 1985.
  • Dizard, Jan E. Going Wild Hunting, Animal Rights, and the Contested Meaning of Nature. rev. & expanded ed. Amherst, MA: University of Massachusetts Press, 1999.
  • Nash, Roderick Frazier. Wilderness and the American Mind. 4th ed. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2001.
  • Nelson, Michael P., and J. Baird Callicott (eds.). The Wilderness Debate Rages on: Continuing the Great New Wilderness Debate. Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 2008.
  • Oelschlaeger, Max. The Idea of Wilderness: From Prehistory to the Age of Ecology. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1991.

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Worldviews, Attitudes, & Values

  • Callicott, J. Baird. Earth’s Insights: A Survey of Ecological Ethics from the Mediterranean Basin to the Australian Outback. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1994. 
  • Heberlein, Thomas A. Navigating Environmental Attitudes. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2012.
  • Kalof, Linda, and Terre Satterfield (eds.). The Earthscan Reader in Environmental Values. Sterling, VA: Earthscan, 2005.
  • Kempton, Willett, James S. Boster, and Jennifer A. Hartley. Environmental Values in American Culture. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1995.
  • O’Neill, John, Alan Holland, and Andrew Light. Environmental Values. London, UK: Routledge, 2008.
  • Owings, Loren C. Environmental Values, 1860-1972: A Guide to Information Sources. Detroit, MI: Gale Research Co, 1976.
  • Tucker, Mary Evelyn, and John Grim (eds.). Worldviews and Ecology: Religion, Philosophy, and the Environment. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 1994.

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