Critical Reflections on Ownership (M. Warnock)

Author(s) Mary Warnock Keywords ownership, gardens, Locke, Hume, philosophy, private ownership, common ownership, property, responsibility, global environmental degradation, Romantic Movement, nature Abstract In this thought provoking work, Mary Warnock explores what it is to own things, and the differences in our attitude to what we own and what we do not. Starting from the philosophical […]

Human Rights and the Environment: In Search of a New Relationship (A Grear)

Editor Anna Grear Keywords GNHRE, human rights, environment, philosophy, legal doctrine, policy, praxis, activism, new framework for human rights and the environment Abstract This collection of papers searches for a new framework for conceptualising the complex nexus between human rights and the environment. Drawing together philosophy, legal doctrine, policy, praxis and activism, the papers reflect […]

Towards a New Horizon: in Search of a Renewing Socio-Juridical Imaginary (A Grear)

Author Anna Grear Keywords Onati, philosophy, doctrine, policy, praxis, activism, new relationship, new socio-juridical imaginary Abstract This chapter offers one passing presentation of the goal that the Oñati workshop set out towards. It is an attempt to draw together threads of philosophy, doctrine, policy, praxis and activism as an uneven thread in a far wider, […]

Human Rights and the Environment: in Search of a New Relationship: Editor’s Introduction (A Grear)

Author Anna Grear Keywords Human rights, environment, new relationship, philosophy, legal doctrine, policy, praxis, activism, GNHRE, Onati Abstract The 2012 Onati Workshop, ‘Human Rights and the Environment: In Search of a New Relationship’, began to trace out a new, imaginative and paradigm-challenging framework calling on philosophy, legal doctrine, policy, praxis and activism and drawing them […]

Atmospheric Justice: A Political Theory of Climate Change (S. Vanderheiden)

Author Steve Vanderheiden Keywords Climate change, international climate policy, environmental threat, justice, mitigation Abstract When the policies and activities of one country or generation harm both other nations and later generations, they constitute serious injustices. Recognizing the broad threat posed by anthropogenic climate change, advocates for an international climate policy development process have expressly aimed […]