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CHP 11 Who has rights #4 2011

CHP 11 Who has rights #4 2011 - Who has rights people or...

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Who has rights: people or Nature--Strum 4/20 1 Midterm HELP Session Today April 20 st 7-8:30 Center 212 Midterm #1 Friday April 22 nd In class ( bring a pen) Study guide/vocab on WebCT This lecture will be on Midterm #2 Continuum of Values VALUE ARGUMENTS BIOPHILIA INSTRUMENTAL INTRINSIC WEAK ANTHROPOCENTRISM (NORTON) ANTHROPOCENTRIC NON- ANTHROPOGENIC ANTHROPOCENTRIC ECOCENTRIC BIOCENTRIC Attempts to argue for nature Intrinsic Great Ape Project • Biophilia • Rolston’s The Noah Principle Conservation ethic Instrumental Classic Economics Green Economics • Millenium Ecosystem Assessment/IUCN Value of Biodiversity Norton: pragmatics And why they don’t work: Madagascar case Natural Principles of Conservation (Rolston intrinsic value Æ rights) Derive natural principles of conservation INDEPENDENT of culture and humans Natural laws: Conserve your own organism Conserve biological identity Conserve biological community Conserve diversity and complexity Humans unique as only ethical species Conservation ethics is part of our human adaptation (Rolston con’t) Maximize biological fitness Natural outgrowth of biology Morality in our genes = “transcendental” evolutionary morality to conserve nature Intrinsic Value(s) of Nature Value of nature is in nature Right to exist regardless Because it exists it should be treated “morally” Difficult to argue and implement Does nature speak?
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