Question 8 The tragedy of the commons is the lack of a commonsa common place

Question 8 the tragedy of the commons is the lack of

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Question 8 The "tragedy of the commons" is the lack of a commons—a common place where people can come together. the failure to appreciate what we have in common with other species. that cost-benefit analysis involves value judgments that we do not share in common. that individual pursuit of self-interest can sometimes make everyone worse off.
Question 9 According to the anthropocentric (or human-oriented) ethic of Baxter and others, environmental preservation is inherently valuable. the Grand Canyon is valuable only because people care about it. we have a strong, almost absolute obligation to preserve species from extinction. future people have no interests that we need to respect now. nature has value in and of itself, apart from human beings. Question 10 Concerning future generations, all philosophers today reject the idea that future people have rights utilitarianism dictates a radical reduction in population growth future people have a right to be born the social and environmental policies we adopt can affect who is born in the future Question 11 The moral theorist William T. Blackstone claims that the right to a livable environment would solve the problem of how to conserve resources.

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