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By Robert L Zimdahl

The moment variation of Agriculture's moral Horizon is a gently thought of software of philosophical techniques, equivalent to utilitarianism and positivism, to the perform of agricultural science. Author Robert Zimdahl argues for an method of agriculture guided by way of foundational values, and addresses the questions: What are the targets of agricultural and weed technological know-how? What may still their ambitions be? How do and the way may still the practitioners of agriculture handle advanced moral questions?

This booklet engages scholars, researchers, and execs throughout disciplines together with horticulture, soil and plant technology, entomology, and extra, all with out requiring a history in philosophy. It examines issues equivalent to medical fact and fable, ethical self assurance in agriculture, the relevance of ethics to sustainability, and biotechnology. New to this variation is a bankruptcy interpreting the elevating, housing and slaughter of animals for human foodstuff, and a bankruptcy on replacement and natural agricultural systems.

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