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PHIL448 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Environmental Ethics, Land Ethic, The Ecologist

Eden Tinkelman4 Page
3 Apr 2017
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Leopold"s definition of an ethic: a) an ethic, ecologically, is a limitation on freedom of action in the struggle for existence. Could be limiting fact
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PHIL448 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Hobby Lobby, Legal Personality, Forced Marriage

Eden Tinkelman4 Page
3 Apr 2017
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Some resemblances of this one and kreiger article. This one shows how we could argue to leave the land alone/ protect it. Idea of legal standing of nat
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PHIL448 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Clearcutting

Eden Tinkelman3 Page
3 Apr 2017
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Psychological theories behind this article replicating a certain kind of experience. Wants to give an experience without having to go there; this can b
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PHIL448 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: California Scrub Jay, Marc Bekoff, Cognitive Ethology

Eden Tinkelman5 Page
3 Apr 2017
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Ability to feel pleasure/pain (utilitarianism max pleasure and min pain) Not saying we know how but would need to take nonhuman animals and humans into
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PHIL448 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Fast Fourier Transform, Effective Altruism, Murder Of Kitty Genovese

Eden Tinkelman2 Page
3 Apr 2017
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Some preliminary considerations: the situation of east bengal in 1971 is not unique, impact=pop. x aff. x tech. Enviro impact==size of pop, affluence o
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PHIL448 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Comparative Advantage, Invisible Hand, Food Bank

Eden Tinkelman4 Page
3 Apr 2017
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Hardin"s tragedy of the commons and lifeboat ethics. Clash of ideals in hardin"s tragedy: humanitarianism max. quality of life, pursuit of self interes
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PHIL448 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Naturalistic Fallacy, Emergence, Land Ethic

Eden Tinkelman5 Page
3 Apr 2017
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Anthropocentric ethics, environmental ethics and leopold"s land ethic . What is ethics: scientifically: an emergent behavior in social animals that con
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PHIL448 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Sentience, Marc Bekoff, Speciesism

Eden Tinkelman1 Page
3 Apr 2017
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Key point in singer"s argument: problems with claims of actual (individual or group) equality moral principle doesn"t rely on facts (pp. 2-3: what abou
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PHIL448 Lecture Notes - Lecture 11: Ecosystem Services, Collective Responsibility, Ultraviolet

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22 Dec 2016
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The ethics of climate change: pay now or pay later by john broome. Should do cause harm for our own benefit this is the dilemma with greenhouse gas emi
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PHIL448 Lecture Notes - Lecture 9: Overgrazing, Shared Space, Westron

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22 Dec 2016
2
Population problem has no technical solution; it requires a fundamental extension in morality. Technical solution: one that requires a change only in t
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PHIL448 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Swift Transportation

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22 Dec 2016
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Human suffering and poverty are occurring people lack food, shelter, medical care. People have not made necessary decisions to end human suffering and
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PHIL448 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Strategic Dominance, Environmental Ethics, Kantianism

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22 Dec 2016
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A dominant (western) view about property and rights. Obligations to the environment extend through property lines. Right to private property comes from
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