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Unformatted text preview: Criticism also comes from inability to predict future benefits/consequences Rejects intrinsic value of nature Because it would ultimately require the sacrifice of human kind. Charles Taylor The downside of utilitarianism is far more difficult to trace than the upside The downside is always bigger than it was thought to be Arnae Ness Nature has intrinsic value Diversity is a value in itself Peter singer Rejects value of diversity Needs clarification of what kind of diversity • Sewage in river example (microbes)...
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This note was uploaded on 04/30/2010 for the course PHL 347 taught by Professor Kelley during the Spring '10 term at Bradley.
- Spring '10