Chapter 11. Meta-Ethics

  1. Dale Jamieson
  1. John O'Neill

Published Online: 13 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470751664.ch11

A Companion to Environmental Philosophy

A Companion to Environmental Philosophy

How to Cite

O'Neill, J. (2001) Meta-Ethics, in A Companion to Environmental Philosophy (ed D. Jamieson), Blackwell Publishers Inc., Malden, Massachusetts, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470751664.ch11

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781557869104

Online ISBN: 9780470751664

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Keywords:

  • meta-ethics;
  • substantive issues;
  • intrinsic value;
  • behavior;
  • environmental ethics

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Meta-ethics and normative ethics

  • Intrinsic value

  • Is the rejection of meta-ethical realism compatible with an environmental ethic?

  • Objective value and the flourishing of living things

  • Human sensibilities and environmental values

  • Environmental ethics through thick and thin