The Case of the Speluncean Polluters: Six Themes of Environmental Law, Policy, and Ethics

32 Pages Posted: 6 Mar 2009

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J. B. Ruhl

Vanderbilt University - Law School

Date Written: March 5, 2009

Abstract

This article uses a hypothetical future based on Lon Fullers classic Speluncean Explorers work to construct and contrast different perspectives on environmental law and policy: cost-benefit analysis; free market environmentalism; precautionary principles; sustainability; environmental justice; property rights; and deep ecology.

Suggested Citation

Ruhl, J. B., The Case of the Speluncean Polluters: Six Themes of Environmental Law, Policy, and Ethics (March 5, 2009). Environmental Law, Vol. 27, 1997, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1354195

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