Rolston, Holmes, 1932-
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Holmes Rolston is widely recognized as the "father of environmental ethics" as an academic discipline. More so than any other, he has shaped the essential nature, scope and issues of the discipline. The following six principles are basic to his work: 1. The Homologous Principle: Follow Nature; 2. The Value-Capture Principle; 3. The Organic Principle: Respect for Life; 4. The Species Principle: Preserve 'Forms' of Life; 5. The Ecosystemic Principle; 6. The Three 'Environments' Principle: Urban, Rural and Wilderness (or, the Nature-Culture Principle). Rolston has been an invited speaker on all seven continents, gave the Gifford Lectures, University of Edinburgh, 1997-1998, and won the Templeton Prize, 2003, awarded to him by Prince Philip in Buckingham Palace. He does not want Anthropocene humans to live a de-natured life on a de-natured planet.
Weir, Jack, Holmes Rolston III 1932-, Palmer, Joy A., ed. and David E. Cooper and Peter Blaze Corcoran, advisory eds. Fifty Key Thinkers on the Environment, [260-268]. London: Routledge, 2005.
Weir, Jack, Holmes Rolston III 1932-, Palmer, Joy A., ed. and David E. Cooper and Peter Blaze Corcoran, advisory eds. Fifty Key Thinkers on the Environment, 291-297. London: Routledge, 2018.