Her research and teaching focus on environmental and social ethics and religion in Latin America. She is currently co-writing a book on teaching the ethics of sustainability for scientists and technology professionals. Are you an author?
Being Human: Ethics, Environment, and Our Place in the World. By Anna L. Peterson | SpringerLink
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Get to Know Us. Amazon Payment Products. Not only are ideas of humanness and of nature wrapped up with each other, but they also shape ethical systems and practices. Questions such as what counts as human, what does not, and what is natural or unnatural do not simply feed philosophical debates but help determine moral and political priorities, patterns of behavior, and institutional structures. This book explores the connections among ideas about nature, ideas about humanness, and environmental ethics.
These relations are culturally and historically variable, theoretically complicated, and politically vital. In exploring them, we face central issues regarding the shape of our communities, the destruction of our natural environment, and the character of moral discourse.
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Read preview. Synopsis "["Being Human] is one of the few books that begins to integrate theological narratives with scientific ones, looking for a compelling correlation between them where modern and religious sensibilities might both be affirmed. This is a unique work.