Part 1 The ethical dimension of environmental problems: The limitations of science; Environmental ethics and views of nature. Part 2 Anthropocentric environmental ethics: Basic values in the ethic of sustainable development; Holistic and intergenerational anthropocentrism; Instrumental value, intrinsic value and inherent worth; Dualistic and holistic anthropocentrism; The anthropocentrism of sustainable development; Our responsibility to future generations. Part 3 Non-anthropocentric environmental ethics: Biocentric ethics; Ecocentric ethics. Part 4 Environmental management - aims and policies: Human population policies; Wilderness preservation policies; Wilderness management policies; Policies regarding endangered species; Agricultural policies. Part 5 The relevance of environmental ethics: Environmental ethical theories.