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Callicott, J. Baird

Works: 88 works in 325 publications in 2 languages and 19,253 library holdings
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Roles: Author, Editor, Other
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Most widely held works by J. Baird Callicott
The river of the mother of God and other essays by Aldo Leopold( )

11 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and held by 2,652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enth. u.a.: The river of the mother of god
Beyond the land ethic : more essays in environmental philosophy by J. Baird Callicott( )

12 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 2,455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A sequel to Callicott's pioneering work, In Defense of the Land Ethic, Beyond the Land Ethic engages a wide spectrum of topics central to the field, including the troubled relationship of environmental philosophy to current mainstream academic philosophy; the relationship of recent developments in evolutionary and ecological sciences to the Leopold land ethic long championed by the author; the perennial debates in environmental ethics about the ontological status of intrinsic value and the necessity of moral pluralism; the metaphysical implications of ecology and the New Physics as manifest in agriculture, medicine, and industrial technology; and the philosophical dimensions of conservation biology and "clinical ecology.""--Jacket
Companion to A sand county almanac : interpretive & critical essays by J. Baird Callicott( )

15 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and held by 1,931 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The first sustained study of Leopold's seminal book as well as a work of art, philosophy, and social commentary."--Back cover
Earth summit ethics : toward a reconstructive postmodern philosophy of environmental education( )

11 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and held by 1,666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the eve of the 1992 Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro, Fernando J.R. da Rocha challenged environmental philosophers to suggest and develop effective ways in which universities might engender ecological literacy and environmental ethics. The result was a pre-conference held in Porto Alegre, Brazil, whose aim was to put the summit in philosophical perspective, influence its outcome, and chart a new course, linking environment and ethics through university education. This book is an outgrowth of the Porto Alegre conference, and the international environmental philosophers and educators represented here inaugurate a constructive dialogue that will continue well into the twenty-first century. Among the contributors to the volume are environmental philosophers Andrew Brennan, J. Baird Callicott, Fernando J.R. da Rocha, and Holmes Ralston, III, and education theorists Peter Madsen and John Lemons. In addition, the book introduces English-language readers to the work of French philosopher Catherine Larrere, Spanish philosopher Nicholas Sosa, and Brazil's radical former Secretary for the Environment and deep ecologist Jose Lutzenberger
Environmental philosophy in Asian traditions of thought by James McRae( )

9 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Leading scholars draw from the Indian, Chinese, and Japanese traditions of thought to provide a normative framework that can address the environmental challenges being faced in the twenty-first century. Hindu, Buddhist, Confucian, and Daoist approaches are considered along with those of Zen, Japanese Confucianism, and the contemporary philosophy of the Kyoto School. An investigation of the environmental philosophy in these Asian traditions not only challenges Western assumptions, but also provides and understanding of Asian philosophy, religion, and culture that informs contemporary environmental law and policy." -- Back cover
Earth's insights : a survey of ecological ethics from the Mediterranean basin to the Australian outback by J. Baird Callicott( )

20 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in English and held by 1,516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The environmental crisis is global in scope, yet contemporary environmental ethics is centered predominantly in Western philosophy and religion. Earth's Insights widens the scope of environmental ethics to include the ecological teachings embedded in non-Western worldviews. J. Baird Callicott ranges broadly, exploring the sacred texts of Islam, Hinduism, Jainism, Taoism, Confucianism, and Zen Buddhism, as well as the oral traditions of Polynesia, North and South America, and Australia. He also documents the attempts of various peoples to put their environmental ethics into practice. Finally, he wrestles with a question of vital importance to all people sharing the fate of this small planet: How can the world's many and diverse environmental philosophies be brought together in a complementary and consistent whole?
Encyclopedia of environmental ethics and philosophy( Book )

11 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From Publisher's website: The field of environmental ethics is a new but now well-established sub-discipline of philosophy. Emerging in the mid-1970s, the field coalesced with the inaugural volume of the journal Environmental Ethics in 1979 and developed rapidly. By the turn of the century, most colleges and universities offered courses, if not major programs of study, in this important discipline. The Encyclopedia of Environmental Ethics and Philosophy addresses the needs of upper high school students, undergraduate researchers, teachers and professors, as well as general readers by examining the philosophical and ethical issues underlying contemporary and historical environmental issues, policies, and debates. More than 300 peer-reviewed articles cover concepts, institutions, topics, events and people, including global warming, animal rights, environmental movements, alternative energy, green chemistry, industrial ecology, and eco-sabotage. Encyclopedia of Environmental Ethics and Philosophy joins the suite of other Macmillan applied ethics titles: Encyclopedia of Bioethics and the Encyclopedia of Science, Technology, and Ethics. Additional features include 200 photographs and illustrations, thematic outline, annotated bibliography, and a comprehensive index
For the health of the land : previously unpublished essays and other writings by Aldo Leopold( Book )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Aldo Leopold's classic work A Sand County Almanac is widely regarded as one of the most influential conservation books of all time. In it, Leopold set forth an eloquent plea for the development of a "land ethic"--A belief that people have a responsibility to treat the soils, waters, plants, and animals that collectively comprise "the land" in ways that ensure their well-being."--BOOK JACKET. "For the Health of the Land is a new collection of rare and previously unpublished essays by Leopold that builds on that vision of ethical land use. It develops the important concept of "land health" - by which Leopold meant the capacity for self-renewal in nature - and the practical measures land-owners can take to sustain it."--Jacket
In defense of the land ethic : essays in environmental philosophy by J. Baird Callicott( Book )

10 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 756 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nature in Asian traditions of thought : essays in environmental philosophy by J. Baird Callicott( Book )

18 editions published between 1989 and 2001 in English and held by 669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The great new wilderness debate : an expansive collection of writings defining wilderness, from John Muir to Gary Snyder( Book )

9 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An expansive collection of writings defining wilderness, from John Muir to Gary Snyder "The Great New Wilderness Debate" is an expansive, wide-ranging collection that addresses the pivotal environmental issues of the modern era. This eclectic volume on the varied constructions of "wilderness" reveals the recent controversies that surround those conceptions, and the gulf between those who argue for wilderness "preservation" and those who argue for "wise use". J. Baird Callicott and Michael P. Nelson have selected thirty-nine essays that provide historical context, range broadly across the issues, and set forth the positions of the debate. Beginning with such well-known authors as Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau, John Muir, and Aldo Leopold, the collection moves forward to the contemporary debate and presents seminal works by a number of the most distinguished scholars in environmental history and environmental philosophy. The Great New Wilderness Debate also includes essays by conservation biologists, cultural geographers, environmental activists, and contemporary writers on the environment
Clothed-in-fur, and other tales : an introduction to an Ojibwa world view by Thomas W Overholt( Book )

4 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Environmental philosophy : from animal rights to radical ecology( Book )

8 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This significant collection of recent essays, some especially written for this volume, offers readers insightful philosophical discussions of current environmental problems as viewed from a wide variety of perspectives. This anthology is unique in part because each section is edited by a leading philosopher in the field
The wilderness debate rages on : continuing the great new wilderness debate( Book )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American Indian environmental ethics : an Ojibwa case study by J. Baird Callicott( Book )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"For courses in anthropology, cultural geography, environmental philosophy and ethics. Brief text focusing on environmental attitudes and practices of American Indians using the Ojibwa narrative, myths, legends, stories and rituals. Introductory essay offers theory of environmental ethics, an overview of the field of environmental ethics, and places the Ojibwa within this contemporary debate."--Publisher
Japanese environmental philosophy( )

5 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Japanese Environmental Philosophy is an anthology that responds to the environmental problems of the 21st century by drawing from Japanese philosophical traditions to investigate our relationships with other humans, nonhuman animals, and the environment. It contains chapters from fifteen top scholars from Japan, the United States, and Europe. The essays cover a broad range of Japanese thought, including Zen Buddhism, Shintoism, the Kyoto School, Japanese art and aesthetics, and traditional Japanese culture
Environmental philosophy : critical concepts in the environment( Book )

24 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection gathers classic, influential, and important papers in environmental philosophy ranging from the late 1960s and early 1970s to the present. The volumes explore environmental ethics, epistemological, metaphysical, and comparative worldview questions raised by environmental concerns. The set also represents a genuinely global and international focus, and includes a full index and new introductions by the editors. (Midwest)
Ethique de la terre by J. Baird Callicott( Book )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in French and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Linking ecology and ethics for a changing world : values, philosophy, and action by Ricardo Rozzi( Book )

5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ecological sciences have informed environmental ethics from its inception as a scholarly pursuit in the 1970s so much so that we now have ecological ethics, Deep Ecology, and ecofeminism. Throughout the 20th century, however, most ecologists remained enthralled by the myth that science is value-free. Closer study of science by philosophers reveals that metaphors are inescapable and cognitively indispensable to science, but that metaphors are value-laden. As we confront the enormous challenges of the 21st century the prospect of a 6th mass extinction, acidifying oceans, rising sea level, and global warming ecologists can no longer remain aloof from public discourse about what actions to take to address these problems. And that means that 21st century ecologists understand that right action is guided by ethics. However, integration of ethical ideas into academic curricula and ecologists research agendas is still meager."--Page 4 of cover
Pensées de la Terre : Méditerranée, Inde, Chine, Japon, Afrique, Amériques, Australie : la nature dans les cultures du monde by J. Baird Callicott( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in French and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ce livre tente de répondre à la question cruciale de tous les peuples qui partagent le destin d’une même petite planète : Comment les nombreuses philosophies de l’écologie du monde, toutes différentes, peuvent-elles être rassemblées en un tout complémentaire et cohérent? Offrant une extraordinaire synthèse des trois monothéismes, de l’hindouisme, du bouddhisme, du confucianisme, du taoïsme, du zen, ainsi que des traditions orales de la Polynésie, de l’Amérique du Nord et du Sud, et de l’Australie, Callicott en restitue toute la teneur écologique, avant d’examiner la mise en pratique concrète de ces éthiques environnementales traditionnelles. Immense voyage dans les grandes traditions et religions du monde entier, Pensées de la terre offre une synthèse unique, et une méditation d’ampleur planétaire sur le rapport homme-nature. LE livre des citoyens du monde !
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Beyond the land ethic : more essays in environmental philosophy
Beyond the land ethic : more essays in environmental philosophyCompanion to A sand county almanac : interpretive & critical essaysEarth summit ethics : toward a reconstructive postmodern philosophy of environmental educationEarth's insights : a survey of ecological ethics from the Mediterranean basin to the Australian outbackEncyclopedia of environmental ethics and philosophyFor the health of the land : previously unpublished essays and other writingsIn defense of the land ethic : essays in environmental philosophyNature in Asian traditions of thought : essays in environmental philosophy
Alternative Names
Baird Callicott, J. 1941-

Baird Callicott, John 1941-

Callicott, J. Baird 1941-

Callicott, J. Barid

Callicott, John B. 1941-

Callicott, John Baird 1941-

J. Baird Callicott Amerikaans filosoof

J. Baird Callicott filósofo estadounidense


John Baird Callicott

Джон Беярд Каллікотт

캘리콧, J. 베어드 1941-

キャリコット, J. アード 1941-

キャリコット, J. ベアード

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French (5)