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  • Rolston, Holmes, III - Senior Scholars oral history interview 

    Contributor: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-
    Date:2018
    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-
    Date:2017
  • I married a "thinker" 

    Contributor:Rolston, Jane
    Date:2000?
    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-
    Date:2015
    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
    Date:2017-06-24
    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-
    Date:2016
    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
    Date:2003-04-30
  • Ecosystems, food, agriculture, and ethics 

    Contributor:Rolston, Holmes, 1932-
    Date:2014
    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-
    Date:2016
    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-
    Date:2014
    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-
    Date:2016
    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
    Date:2017
    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-
    Date:2013
    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-
    Date:2017
    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-
    Date:2017-04-28
    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 ...
  • The Anthropocene! : beyond the natural? - OSU 

    Contributor:Rolston, Holmes, 1932-
    Date:2017-03-16
    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 ...
  • The Anthropocene! : beyond the natural? - Oxford Handbook 

    Contributor:Rolston, Holmes, 1932-
    Date:2017
    We are now entering the Anthropocene Epoch - so runs a recent enthusiastic claim. Humans can and ought to go beyond  the natural and powerfully engineer a better planet, managing for climate change, building new ecosystems ...
  • Rediscovering and rethinking Leopold’s Green Fire 

    Contributor:Rolston, Holmes, 1932-
    Date:2015
    Lecture given at Utah Valley University, April 4, 2013. Aldo Leopold shot a wolf a hundred years ago, the most iconic wolf kill in conservation history, a shooting now historically confirmed, which after three decades he ...
  • Sustainable development vs. sustainable biosphere 

    Contributor:Rolston, Holmes, 1932-
    Date:2016
    In sustainability debates, there are two poles, complements yet opposites. Economy can be prioritized, with the environment contributory to economics at the center. This is sustainable development, an approach widely ...

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