Introduction to the Course: What is ethics? What is Environmental Ethics?
Sources for Environmental Decision-Making
Morality (Moral Reasoning)
Summary of Hodge, Hargraves, Callicott Readings (17, 18, 19)
From Garden to Wilderness preserve: American nature appreciation
First Debate: The Precautionary Principle.
What is this precautionary principle all about? Click here for a summary.
Religion and the Environment
Summary of "The Ecological Crisis" by Pope John Paul II
Summary of "Renewing the Earth" by the US Bishops Conference
Why do Animals matter?
"All Animals Are Equal," Peter Singer
"The Radical Egalitarian Case for Animal Rights," Tom Regan
Criticisms of Biocentrism
"The Ethics of Respect for Nature" Paul W. Taylor (EE)
Aldo Leopold's Ecocentrism
Is PETA's "Naked" campaign misogynist?
A recent example
EVE online response: sexy OK, sexism wrong.
Another response: the epistemology of objectification
Another website on this issue
The lettuce ladies. See here too
6. Practicing what we preach
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