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PHIL 1180 Chapter Notes - Chapter NYtimes reading : Anthropocene, Erectile Dysfunction
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The Anthropocene If humanity's geologic effect on the planet becomes its own epoch, is that a bad or a good thing? Foley we have suddenly become the dominant force on the planet. our collective action...

Philosophy
PHIL 1180
Ronald Sandler
PHIL 1180 Chapter Notes - Chapter Socolo : Nimby, Incandescent Light Bulb, Tillage
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Solving the Climate Problem — Socolo Reading Intro Atmospheric CO2 has inc by more than 30% in the last 250 years mostly anthropogenic 2/3 of the rise was in the past 50 years. ...

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PHIL 1180
Ronald Sandler
PHIL 1180 Chapter Notes - Chapter Bullard : Lead Poisoning, Equal Protection Clause, Superfund
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Bullard — Decision Making a community with poor and people of color receive less protection than an affluent or white community not even the EPA has addressed the inequality. ...

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PHIL 1180
Ronald Sandler
PHIL 1180 Chapter Parfit : Parfit - Energy Policy and the Further Future- The identity problem
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Parfit — Energy Policy and the Further Future: The Identity Problem The Nuclear Technician some tech is lazy and doesn’t check some nuclear waste tanks resulting in a catastrophe 2 ...

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PHIL 1180
Ronald Sandler
PHIL 1180 Chapter Patridge: Patridge - Future Generations
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Patridge Future Generations Recently there has been an increased use of future generations and posterity in popular media and Ethics Moral responsibility: his or her actions would seem to entail that the agent (a) has, or ...

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PHIL 1180
Ronald Sandler
PHIL 1180 Chapter Notes - Chapter Gardiner : Intergenerational Equity, Generation A, Positio
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Gardiner — A Perfect Moral Storm Abstract: features of climate change problems pose obstacles to our ability to make hard choices to address it Climate change involved convergence of a set of glob...

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PHIL 1180
Ronald Sandler
PHIL 1180 Chapter Notes - Chapter Consumption : Overconsumption, Frugality, Norm (Social)
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Synergistic Environmental Virtues: Consumerism and Human Flourishing There is no conflict between anthropocentric and non anthropocentric goals in moral development of people in industrial countries. ...

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Ronald Sandler
PHIL 1180 Chapter Notes - Chapter Rolston : Acar, Wart, Otse
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Feeding People vs Saving Nature The poor are interested in getting their needs met, the rich are wealthy enough to care about saving nature developing nations want anthropocentrism can we fault them for putting humans befo...

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PHIL 1180
Ronald Sandler
PHIL 1180 Chapter Notes - Chapter Garret Hardin: Susanne Langer, Kenneth E. Boulding, Norman Borlaug
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Living on a Lifeboat Garret Hardin Susanne Langer (1942) shown that it is probably impossible to approach an unsolved problem save through the door of metaphor. attempting to meet demands of rigor we may achieve some succ...

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Ronald Sandler
PHIL 1180 Chapter Notes - Chapter 11: Ecofascism, Misanthropy, Nominalism
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Chapter 11 Ecocentrism: Aldo Leopolds Land Ethic Sylvans question is it possible to develop an adequate environmental ethic that could provide eective guidance, from ethical theories in western tradition, or whether a new...

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PHIL 1180
Ronald Sandler
PHIL 1180 Chapter 10: Character Ethics: Virtue, Vice, and th Environment
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Textbook Ch 10 Character Ethics: Virtue, Vice and the Environment Virtue Ethics: sorts of character traits we ought and ought not have. Henry David Thoreau temperance and simplicity are conductive to happiness because the...

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PHIL 1180
Ronald Sandler
PHIL 1180 Chapter Notes - Chapter Cafaro : Virtue Ethics, River Ecosystem, Land Ethic
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find more resources at oneclass.com Cafaro Reading Notes Thoreau, Leopold and Carson: Toward an Environmental Virtue Ethics Philip Cafaro Environmental Virtue Ethics Not much is written about human excell...

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PHIL 1180
Ronald Sandler
PHIL 1180 Chapter Notes - Chapter Shaw : Virtue Ethics, Biocoenosis, Land Ethic
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find more resources at oneclass.com Shaw Reading - A Virtue Ethics Approach to Aldo Leopold’s Land Ethic Intro Moral philosophers approach environmental ethics from same 2 perspectives The good...

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Ronald Sandler
PHIL 1180 Chapter Notes - Chapter Varner: National Audubon Society, Cotton Tail, Tom Regan
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find more resources at oneclass.com Varner reading - Can animal rights activists be environmentalists? Animal rights views are anti environmental in 2 basic ways: 1. With regard to wildlife population control ...

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Ronald Sandler
PHIL 1180 Chapter Notes - Chapter Sagoff: Ethics, Jeremy Bentham, Animal Rights Movement

find more resources at oneclass.com What kind of community is Leopold referring to? Moral community - group of indv who respect each others right to treatment as equal or who regard one another interests wit...

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