Gary Varner, Pets, Companion Animals, and Domesticated Partners

On predation in nature
Jeffrey McMahan, “The Meat Eaters”
Tyler Cowen, "Policing Nature"
Ty Raterman, "An Environmentalist’s Lament on Predation"

Critique of Carl Cohen's idea animals can't have rights
Nobis response to Cohen

Defense of Speciesims?
Douglas McLean, "Is Being Human a Moral Concept?"

A Radical Christian defense of Environmentalism
Wendel Berry, Christianity and the Survival of Creation

On the aesthetic appreciation of nature
Holmes Rolston, III “Does Aesthetic Appreciation of Landscapes Need to be Science-Based?”
Thomas Heyd, “Aesthetic Appreciation and the Many Stories about Nature”

Critiques of Env Art
Glenn Parsons, "Art in Nature"
Allen Carlson's "Is Environmental Art an Aesthetic Affront to Nature?

Ethics and climate change
Peter Singer “One Atmosphere”
Stephen Gardner, “Ethics and Global Climate Change"
Simon Caney, “Climate Change, Human Rights, and Moral Thresholds"

Christopher Preston, "Re-Thinking the Unthinkable: Environmental Ethics and the Presumptive Argument Against Geoengineering" (draft)
Dale Jamieson “Ethics of Geoengineering”
Steven Gardner, “Is Geoengineering the Lesser Evil?

Are individuals responsible for solving env problems?
Ty Raterman, Bearing the Weight of the World: On the Extent of an Individual's Environmental Responsibility
Walter Sinnott-Armstrong, “It’s Not My Fault”

Ethics of consumption
Peter Wenz, “Personal Choices, Consumerism, and Human Nature”

Nature vs People
Holmes Rolston, “Feeding People vs Saving Nature"

A "3rd World" perspective on Environmentalism
Ramachandra Guha,"The Authoritarian Biologist and the Arrogance of Anti-Humanism: Wildlife Conservation in the Third World"

Exotic species
Mark Woods and Paul Veatch Moriarty, "Strangers in a Strange Land: The Problem of Exotic Species"
Ned Hettinger, "Exotic Species, Naturalisation, and Biological Nativism"

Conversgence thesis: Does Anthropoctrism/Non-Anthropocentrism matter?
Katie McShane, “Anthropocentrism vs Nonanthopocentrism: Why Should we Care?”

Environmental Virtue Ethics
Rosalind Hursthouse, “Environmental Virtue Ethics"

Urban Environmental Ethics
Alastair Gunn, "Rethinking Communities: Environmental Ethics in an Urbanized World"
Andrew Light, "The Urban Blind Spot in Environmental Ethics"