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  • Terre objective : essais d'éthique environnementale [Book summary] 

    Contributor:Rolston, Holmes, 1932-Madelin, Pierre; Afeissa, Hicham-Stéphane;
    There are eight essays, featuring Rolston’s arguments about objective value on natural landscapes, and how this is needed, beyond resource values for people, in environmental ethics.
  • Leading and misleading metaphors : from organism to Anthropocene 

    Contributor:Rolston, Holmes, 1932-
    Holmes Rolston presents appreciative and critical remarks at a symposium, After the Death of Nature, held at the University of California, Berkeley, on May 2-3, 2018, celebrating the life and work of Carolyn Merchant, an ...
  • Wonderland Earth in the Anthropocene Epoch 

    Contributor:Rolston, Holmes, 1932-
    This lecture by Holmes Rolston III was the keynote lecture at a conference, Wild Places, Natural Spaces, the fourteenth annual conference of the International Association for the Study of Environment, Space, and Place, at ...
  • 温柔的使命 : 生態, 信仰, 生活的結合 

    Contributor:Lin, Yiren; Chen, Tzu-mei
    Article 1: In his sermon preached June 5, 2016, at the Ho-Ping Church in Taipei, Rolston emphasized that, like ancient Israel, all peoples today reside on lands with promise, promised lands. Taiwan was long known as Formosa, ...
  • Holmes Rolston III : interview by Theo Horesh 

    Contributor:Rolston, Holmes, 1932-Horesh, Theo;
    Rolston on how we might more wisely approach the "perfect moral storm" of climate change. Ethicists will watch the worldview, the interpretation, the value choices underlying economic analyses. We are at a hinge point in ...
  • 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, ...
  • Rolston, Holmes, III - CSU 150 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 ...
  • 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 ...

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