Chapter 3. The Role of Values

  1. Dan L. Perlman and
  2. Glenn Adelson

Published Online: 3 AUG 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444313550.ch3

Biodiversity: Exploring Values and Priorities in Conservation

Biodiversity: Exploring Values and Priorities in Conservation

How to Cite

Perlman, D. L. and Adelson, G. (1997) The Role of Values, in Biodiversity: Exploring Values and Priorities in Conservation, Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444313550.ch3

Author Information

  1. Environmental Science and Public Policy, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 3 AUG 2009
  2. Published Print: 3 OCT 1997

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780865424395

Online ISBN: 9781444313550

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Keywords:

  • role of values;
  • biodiversity, rights, and equality;
  • value, and worth of particular object or activity;
  • value of biodiversity;
  • classifications of values and worth;
  • Hyannis Ponds - coastal plain pond ecosystem in New England;
  • option value and using resources in future;
  • Kellerf's classification of human values of nature;
  • conflicts among values and changes in worth - botanical tales;
  • values and individual humans and worth

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Two Kinds of Value

  • Classifications of Values and Worth

  • Conflicts Among Values and Changes in Worth: Two Botanical Tales

  • References