Chapter 24. Wilderness

  1. Dale Jamieson
  1. Mark Woods

Published Online: 13 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470751664.ch24

A Companion to Environmental Philosophy

A Companion to Environmental Philosophy

How to Cite

Woods, M. (2001) Wilderness, in A Companion to Environmental Philosophy (ed D. Jamieson), Blackwell Publishers Inc., Malden, Massachusetts, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470751664.ch24

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:

  • wilderness;
  • baldlands;
  • philosophy;
  • ecological argument;
  • preservation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction: The Badlands and wilderness philosophy

  • The received wilderness idea

  • The ecological argument

  • The conceptual argument

  • The no-wilderness argument

  • The moral argument

  • The values argument

  • Concluding remarks