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 ...

Eco Republic

Author: Melissa Lane
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400838355
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See, for instance, Christopher D. Stone, Should Trees Have Standing?: Law,
Morality and the Environment, 3rd edn (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010).
Others have explored what the Greeks did think, or might have thought, about
nature and the environment. See John M. Rist, 'Why Greek Philosophers might
have been concerned about the environment', and Daryl McGowan Tress, 'The
Philosophical Genesis of Ecology and Environmentalism', both in Laura Westra
and Thomas ...

Environmental Ethics Divergence And Convergence

Author: Susan Armstrong
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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Toward Legal Rights for Natural Objects Christopher D. Stone Christopher D.
Stone is professor of law at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles.
The publication of "Should Trees Have Standing?" in 1972 was an important
influence on the development of the field of environmental ethics. Stone is author
of Earth and Other Ethics: The Case for Moral Pluralism (1987) and Should Trees
Have Standing? and Other Essays on Law, Morals, and the Environment (1997).

Environmental Law In South Africa

Author: Jan Glazewski
Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann
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The biocentric view undoubtedly underlies Christopher Stone's classical article
Should Trees have Standing? Towards Legal Rights for Natural Objects in which
he argues that progress in law and morality has resulted in recognition being
given to traditionally rightless entities, such as slaves and children, and should in
the same way be extended to inanimate objects.56 The legal system generally
and environmental litigants in particular, have seen significant relaxation of the
locus ...