Articles

"Valuing Wild Nature." In A. Thompson and S. Gardiner (eds.), Oxford Handbook of Environmental Ethics (Oxford University Press, 2017): 125-135.

"The Environmental Impact of Immigration into the United States." Expert report filed in Whitewater Draw Natural Resource Conservation District vs. DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson (2016).

"Three Ways to Think About the Sixth Mass Extinction." Biological Conservation 192 (2015): 387-393.

"Conservationists Have a Powerful New Ally." Biological Conservation 191 (2015): 839-841.

"Recent Books on Species Extinction." Biological Conservation 181 (2015): 245–257.

"The Progressive Argument for Reducing Immigration." The Chronicle of Higher Education 61, issue 19 (January 23, 2015).

"Environmental Virtue Ethics." In L. Besser-Jones and M. Slote (eds.), The Routledge Companion to Virtue Ethics (Routledge, 2015): 427-444.

"Is Humanity a Cancer on the Earth?" Adbusters (July, 2015): 19-22.

Species Extinction is a Great Moral Wrong.” P. Cafaro and R. Primack. Biological Conservation 170 (2014): 1-2.

Expanding Parks and Reducing Human Numbers: A Superior Alternative to Embracing the Anthropocene Era.” The George Wright Forum 30 (2013): 261-266.

"Reducing Consumption to Avert Catastrophic Global Climate Change: The Case of Aviation." Natural Science 5 (2013): 99-105.

"Environmental Ethics." P. Cafaro and R. Primack. In S. Levin (ed.), Encyclopedia of Biodiversity (Academic Press, 2013), 2nd ed., volume 3: 267-277.

"Ethical Issues in Biodiversity Protection.P. Cafaro and R. Primack. In S. Levin (ed.), Encyclopedia of Biodiversity (Academic Press, 2013). 2nd ed., volume 3: 309-318.

"Ecological Integrity: Evaluating Success in National Parks and Protected Areas." In J. Bottrill (ed.), Encyclopedia of Life Sciences (MacMillan, 2012), 2nd ed., volume 6: 136-141.

"What Should NPS Tell Visitors (and Congress) About Climate Change?" The George Wright Forum 29 (2012): 287–298. (Centennial Essay Series)

"Climate Ethics & Population Policy." WIREs Climate Change 3 (2012): 45-61.

"In Wildness is the Preservation of the World: Thoreau’s Environmental Ethics." In R. Furtak et al. (eds.), Thoreau’s Importance for Philosophy (Fordham University Press, 2012): 68-90.

"Human Population Growth as if the Rest of Life Mattered." E. Crist and P. Cafaro. In P. Cafaro and E. Crist (eds.), Life on the Brink (University of Georgia Press, 2012): 3-15.

"For a Species Right to Exist." W. Staples and P. Cafaro. In P. Cafaro and E. Crist (eds.), Life on the Brink (University of Georgia Press, 2012): 283-300.

Taming Growth and Articulating a Sustainable Future: The Way Forward for Environmental Ethics.” Ethics & the Environment 16 (2011): 1-23. 

Beyond Business as Usual: Alternative Wedges to Avoid Catastrophic Climate Change and Create Sustainable Societies.” In D. Arnold (ed.), The Ethics of Global Climate Change (Cambridge University Press, 2011): 192-215. 

Transcendental Virtue.” In J. Myerson, S.H. Petrulionis and L. Dassow Walls (eds.), Oxford Handbook to Transcendentalism (Oxford University Press, 2010): 537-548.

Economic Growth or the Flourishing of Life: The Ethical Choice Global Climate Change Puts to Humanity in the 21st Century.” Essays in Philosophy volume 11, issue 1, article 6 (2010). 

Getting to Less.” Ethics, Place & Environment 13 (2010): 11-14.

Patriotism as an Environmental Virtue.” Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics 23 (2010): 185-206. 

The Virtue of Simplicity. J. Gambrel and P. Cafaro. Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics 23 (2010): 85-108. 

Assessing the Development of Environmental Virtue in 7th and 8th Graders in an Expeditionary Learning Outward Bound School.” B. Martin, A. Bright, P. Cafaro, R. Mittelstaedt & B. Bruyere. Journal of Experiential Education 31 (2009): 341-358.

The Environmental Argument for Reducing Immigration into the United States.” W. Staples and P. Cafaro. Environmental Ethics 31 (2009): 3-28.

The Economic Impacts of Mass Immigration into the United States, and the Proper Progressive Response.” Policy brief for Progressives for Immigration Reform (Washington, DC, 2009).

"Holmes Rolston III." In J.B. Callicott and R. Frodeman (eds.), Encyclopedia of Environmental Ethics and Philosophy (Thomson Gale, 2009) volume 2: 211-212.

"Henry David Thoreau." In J.B. Callicott and R. Frodeman (eds.), Encyclopedia of Environmental Ethics and Philosophy (Thomson Gale, 2009) volume 2: 316-318.

"Virtue Ethics." In J.B. Callicott and R. Frodeman (eds.), Encyclopedia of Environmental Ethics and Philosophy (Thomson Gale, 2009) volume 2: 375-378.

"When It’s Better Not to Manage NPS Resources.” J. Freilich and P. Cafaro. In S. Weber and D. Harmon (eds.), Rethinking Protected Areas in a Changing World: Proceedings of the 2007 GWS Biennial Conference on Parks, Protected Areas, and Cultural Sites (George Wright Society, 2008): 263-267.

An Exchange: The Morality of Immigration,” R. Pevnick, P. Cafaro and M. Risse. Ethics & International Affairs 22 (2008): 241-259.

Cultivating Environmental Virtue Among 7th & 8th Graders in an Expeditionary Learning Outward Bound School.” B. Martin, A.. Bright, P. Cafaro, R. Mittelstaedt & B. Bruyere. Journal of Experiential Education 30 (2008): 294-298.

“Teaching Disrespect: The Ethics of ORV Use on America’s Public Lands.” In G. Wuerthner (ed), Thrillcraft: The Environmental Consequences of Motorized Recreation (Foundation for Deep Ecology, 2007): 31-35.

"Thoreau and the Human-Animal Relationship." In M. Bekoff (ed.), Encyclopedia of Human-Animal Relationships: A Global Exploration of our Connections with Animals (Greenwood Press, 2007): 1078-1081.

“The Fat of the Land: Linking American Food Overconsumption, Obesity, and Biodiversity Loss.” P. Cafaro, R. Primack and R. Zimdahl. Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics 19 2006: 541-561.

"Gluttony, Arrogance, Greed and Apathy: An Exploration of Environmental Vice." In R. Sandler and P. Cafaro (eds.), Environmental Virtue Ethics. (Rowman and Littlefield, 2005): 135-58.

"Philosophy and Ethical Consumption." C. Barnett, P. Cafaro and T. Newholm. In R. Harrison, T. Newholm and D. Shaw (eds.), The Ethical Consumer (Sage, 2005): 11-24.

"Place and Personal Commitment in Teaching Environmental Ethics." Worldviews: Environment, Culture, Religion 8 (2004): 366-76.

"The Virtues of Self-Help.” Philosophy Now 45 (March 2004): 13-17.

"Henry David Thoreau." In S. Kretch, J. McNeill and C. Merchant (eds.), Encyclopedia of World Environmental History (Routledge, 2004): 1200-1202.

"Environmental Ethics and the Business Professional: Responsibilities and Opportunities." In J. Rowan and S. Zinaich (eds.), Ethics for the Professions (Wadsworth, 2003): 189-196.

"Etica Ambiental de la Virtud" ("Environmental Virtue Ethics"). In T. Kwiatkowska and J. Issa (eds.), Los Caminos de la Etica Ambiental II (Plaza y Valdes, 2003): 15-18.

"A Latter-Day Saint Environmental Ethic." M. Gowans and P. Cafaro. Environmental Ethics 25 (2003): 375-379.

"Ecological Effects of Ranching: a Six-Point Critique." J. Freilich, J. Emlen, J. Duda, D. Freeman and P. Cafaro. BioScience 53 (2003): 759-765.

Thoreau's Environmental Ethics in Walden.” The Concord Saunterer (Journal of the Thoreau Society) 10 (2002): 17-63.

Rachel Carson's Environmental Ethics.” Worldviews: Environment, Culture, Religion 6 (2002): 58-80. 

The Naturalist's Virtues.” Philosophy in the Contemporary World 8/2 (2001): 85-99.

"Thoreau, Leopold and Carson: Toward an Environmental Virtue Ethics." Environmental Ethics 23 (2001): 3-17.

Economic Consumption, Pleasure and the Good Life.” Journal of Social Philosophy 32 (2001): 471-486.

For a Grounded Conception of Wilderness and More Wilderness on the Ground.” Ethics and the Environment 6 (2001): 1-17.

Environmental Ethics in India.” All India Bioethics Association Newslink 4 (2001): 13-14.

Thoreau's Virtue Ethics in Walden.” The Concord Saunterer (Journal of the Thoreau Society) 8 (2000): 23-47.

“Science and Solipsism.” Philosophy in Science 8 (1999): 9-28.

“Thoreau and the Place of Economy.” Center: Architecture and Design in America 11 (1999): 39-47.

“For Indian Wilderness.” M. Verma and P. Cafaro. Terra Nova 3/3 (1998): 53-58. 

Thoreau on Science and System.” Borderlines: Studies in American Culture 5 (1998): 109-125.

Less is More: Economic Consumption and the Good Life.” Philosophy Today 42 (1998): 26-39.

Virtue Ethics (Not Too) Simplified.” Auslegung: A Journal of Philosophy 22 (1997): 49-67.

“Thoreauvian Patriotism as an Environmental Virtue.” Philosophy in the Contemporary World 2 (1995): 1-9.


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