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Anders Melin
Living with Other Beings
A virtue-oriented approach to the ethics of species protection
Reihe: Studies in Religion and the Environment/Studien zur Religion und Umwelt
Bd. 9, 2013, 184 S., 29.90 EUR, 29.90 CHF, br., ISBN 978-3-643-90420-1

Concern for rare species has been an important part of environmental activism since the first environmental movements started in the nineteenth century. Now the protection of rare species is a part of the political goal to preserve biodiversity. This book discusses ethical issues connected with the protection of rare species from a virtue-ethical perspective. It explores the following two questions: what constitutes a good human life together with other species and how can it be realized? The book takes account of both Aristotelian and Christian virtue ethics

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