Should Trees Have Standing

Author: Christopher D. Stone
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0199736073
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"In this collection of essays, the author argues that natural objects, such as trees, should have legal rights through the appointment of guardians designated to protect them.

Human Rights And The Body

Author: Dr Annabelle Mooney
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
ISBN: 1472422597
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For example, to speak sensibly of a human right to water requires that water
exists and is available. this means that protection of the environment is ultimately
a human right. Because people need ... rights frameworks. The first issue is that
while human rights are generally held by individuals, environmental rights seem
to be 'held' by the environment. it is certainly possible to argue that trees should
have standing ... Trees Have Standing? Law, Morality and the Environment, 3rd

Rule Of Law For Nature

Author: Christina Voigt
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107513219
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1 See C. Stone, Should Trees Have Standing? Law, Morality, and the
Environment, 3rd edn (Oxford University Press, 2010). 2 M. Serres, Le
ContratNaturel (Paris: Flammarion, 1992). 3 See G. Winter, 'A Fundament and
Two Pillars: The Concept of Sustainable Development 20 Years after the
Brundtland Report', in H. C. Bugge and C. Voigt (eds.), Sustainable Development
in International and National Law (Groningen: Europa Law Publishing, 2008), 25
–45, at 26ff. 4 For an overview ...

The Ethics Of Information

Author: Luciano Floridi
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199641323
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I am quite seriously proposing that we give legal rights to forests, oceans, rivers,
and other so-called 'natural objects' in the environment—indeed, to the natural
environment as a whole. C. D. Stone, Should Trees have Standing? Law,
Morality and the Environment (2010), p. 3. SUMMARY Previously, in Chapter 3, I
introduced the method of levels of abstraction as an essential tool in
philosophical analysis and conceptual design. I argued in its favour and showed
its fruitfulness by ...


Author: Thomas Hobbes
Publisher: Felix Meiner Verlag
ISBN: 3787332391
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Vom "Leviathan", einem der bedeutendsten theoretischen Werke über die Ursprünge und Grundlagen der Idee des Staates und der bürgerlichen Gesellschaft, liegt nun erstmalig eine deutschsprachige Ausgabe vor, die den Text der englischen ...