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Environmental ethics and Christian humanism

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Published by Abingdon Press in Nashville .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Human ecology -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.,
  • Environmental ethics.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 147-159).

    StatementThomas Sieger Derr ; with critical responses by James A. Nash and Richard John Neuhaus ; introduction by Max L. Stackhouse.
    SeriesAbingdon Press studies in Christian ethics and economic life ;, v. 2, Abingdon Press studies in Christian ethics and economic life ;, #2.
    ContributionsNash, James A., 1938-, Neuhaus, Richard John.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBT695.5 .D38 1996
    The Physical Object
    Pagination160 p. ;
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1004215M
    ISBN 100687001617
    LC Control Number96043923

    The Common Good and Christian Ethics rethinks the ancient tradition of the common good in a way that addresses contemporary social divisions, both urban and global. David Hollenbach draws on social analysis, moral philosophy, and theological ethics to chart new . The possibility of a sound environmental ethic depends heavily on the ability of Chinese intellectuals to transcend a narrow nationalism informed by secular humanism and their willingness to take religion seriously in considering human integrity and self-fulfillment. Naturalistic humanism, or Humanism (with a capital H) as I will speak of it from now on, is the type of humanism in the news, the type of humanism opposed to supernaturalism and theistic religion, the type of humanism that claims that humans are as much responsible for formulating their values, morals, and ideals as for following them. For a discussion ofthe idea of "integrity," see Schweiker, Responsibilitj and Christian Ethics (n. 1 above). For a related, if somewhat different, account, see Darlene Fozard Weaver, Self-Love and Christian Ethics (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, ). value in and through the use of a range of metaphors about freedom's place in the world.

    Transhumanism is a philosophical movement that advocates for the transformation of the human condition by developing and making widely available sophisticated technologies to greatly enhance human intellect and physiology.. Transhumanist thinkers study the potential benefits and dangers of emerging technologies that could overcome fundamental human limitations as well as the ethical. Biblical ethicist Jacob Shatzer guides us into careful consideration of the future of Christian discipleship in a disruptive technological environment. In Transhumanism and the Image of God, Shatzer explains the development and influence of the transhumanist movement, which promotes a "next stage" in human evolution. Emerson, Ralph Waldo. Emotion, Theories of. Empathy and Sympathy in Ethics. Enlightenment Thought, American. Environmental Ethics. Environmental Justice Movement, The.


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