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  • Trail log - 2017 

    Contributor:Rolston, Holmes, 1932-
    Local hikes, Pasqueflowers, Rocky Mountain National Park; Oregon State University, Corvallis, University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point, and hikes there; International Society for Environmental Ethics (ISEE) at Highlands Camp, ...
  • Respect for patient autonomy in veterinary medicine : a relational approach 

    Contributor:Reyes-Illg, Gwendolen;
    Date Submitted:2017
    This thesis considers the prospects for including respect for patient autonomy as a value in veterinary medical ethics. Chapter One considers why philosophers have traditionally denied autonomy to animals and why this is ...
  • Constructivism and the phenomenology of moral deliberation 

    Contributor:Ponzo, Alexander;
    Date Submitted:2017
    In this thesis I claim that constructivism is an attractive positon when it comes to explaining the nature of moral facts. The central tenet of constructivism is that moral facts are a function of what actual (or hypothetical) ...
  • Rolston, Holmes, III - Senior Scholars oral history interview 

    Contributor:Rolston, Holmes, 1932-Boring, Frank;
    Date Recorded:2017-12-19-20
    Frank Boring interviews Holmes Rolston, III on December 19-20, 2017. Holmes Rolston III interviewed with a focus on his career at Colorado State University. How Rolston arrived at CSU and became a good fit there, a University ...
  • Endangered species and biodiversity 

    Contributor:Rolston, Holmes, 1932-
    Anthropocene enthusiasts assert the dominant human place in nature, conservation policy, and the biosphere, with plans for managing, even re-engineering the planet. This worldview de-emphasizes the goal of protecting nature ...
  • Rolston bio-profile HD slideshow 

    Contributor:Rolston, Holmes, 1932-
  • I married a "thinker" 

    Contributor:Rolston, Jane
    Recollections of Holmes Rolston's wife Jane over the decades of her life married to a philosophical "thinker."
  • De la beauté au devoir : esthétique de la nature et éthique environmentale 

    Contributor:Rolston, Holmes, 1932-
    In both environmental aesthetics and environmental ethics something of value is at stake. These are often connected: If beauty, then: duty. But not all duties are tied to beauties. Other premises, such as resource use or ...
  • By their own standards : a new perspective for the question of moral agency in animals 

    Contributor:Grattan, Douglas;
    Date Submitted:2017
    Much of the history of ethology, philosophy, and psychology has been a sort of tug-of-war between those claiming that animals have certain capacities and others claiming that such science is unverifiable and amounts to ...
  • Tomáš Halík and Holmes Rolston 

    Contributor:Post, Stephen
    Tomáš Halík, Templeton laureate in 2014, is a Czech priest and philosopher who risked imprisonment for illegally advancing religious and cultural freedoms after the Soviet invasion of his country. Condemned by his ...
  • Trail log - 2016 

    Contributor:Rolston, Holmes, 1932-
    Local hikes; March, Yellowstone wolf week; May-June, Taiwan, speaking, and local environmental trips and issues there, meeting with Chen Chien-Jen, vice-president of the country, Yehliu Geopark, Yang-Ming Shan National ...
  • U.S. Congressional Record – Rolston congratulated 

    Contributor:McInnis, Scott
  • Ecosystems, food, agriculture, and ethics 

    Contributor:Rolston, Holmes, 1932-
    Humans live in towns and are civilized, but by nature too are residents on landscapes, rural. An ecology lies in the background of culture, providing ecosystem services. Some dimensions of health pervade both wild and ...
  • Loving nature : Christian environmental ethics 

    Contributor:Rolston, Holmes, 1932-
    The two great commandments are to love God and neighbor; but ought we to love a loveless nature? Agape seems nowhere there to be found. Most of the sensibilities we nourish in civilized beings--being fair or kind, respect ...
  • Terrestrial and extraterrestrial altruism 

    Contributor:Rolston, Holmes, 1932-
    How Earthbound are values and ethics? We humans enjoy a surprising transcendence of localized body and place. We are always situated somewhere, but it does not follow that all our knowledge is situational. True, science ...
  • Loving nature : past, present, and future 

    Contributor:Rolston, Holmes, 1932-
    At this hinge point in planetary history, the future of Earth is in our hands. How ought Christians to love nature? In the biblical past, Earth was a miracle, a divine gift. Today, the land of promise is a vision of a ...
  • Introducing the Father of Environmental Ethics Holmes Rolston 

    Contributor:Chen, Tzu-Mei
    Summarizes in Chinese some main themes from Christopher J. Preston, Saving Creation: Nature and Faith in the Life of Holmes Rolston III, with an emphasis on sense of place. Recalls Rolston's visits to Taiwan.
  • Species, the value of 

    Contributor:Rolston, Holmes, 1932-
    Humans value wild species finding instrumental uses for them and products derived from them. Wild species have important roles in ecosystems and must be conserved in habitats in which they are adapted fits. Species are ...
  • 环境美学在中国:东西方的对话 

    Contributor:Rolston, Holmes, 1932-
    Lecture by Holmes Rolston III presented in Wuhan, China, at the Environmental Aesthetics and Beautiful China International Conference, May 20-23, 2015.
  • The Anthropocene! : beyond the natural? - UWSP 

    Contributor:Rolston, Holmes, 1932-
    We are now entering the Anthropocene Epoch, so runs a recent enthusiastic claim. Humans can and ought go beyond the natural and powerfully engineer a better planet, managing for climate change, building new ecosystems for ...

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