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Nature ethics

an ecofeminist perspective

by Marti Kheel

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  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Rowman & Littlefield in Lanham .
Written in English

  • Ecofeminism,
  • Philosophy of nature,
  • Animal welfare -- Moral and ethical aspects,
  • Human-animal relationships -- Philosophy,
  • Environmental ethics,
  • Feminist ethics,
  • Holism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 275-311) and index

    StatementMarti Kheel
    SeriesStudies in social, political, and legal philosophy
    LC ClassificationsHQ1233 .K48 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 339 p. ;
    Number of Pages339
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17250250M
    ISBN 100742552004, 0742552012
    ISBN 109780742552005, 9780742552012
    LC Control Number2007023940

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