Approach 2: Respect for Life: A Biocentric Ethic

From Environmental Ethics

In this seminar Dr. DeWeese presents the second approach to Environmental Ethics: a biocentric ethic. He defines this ethic as being based on a general respect for life. He continues by stating this ethic to be theologically flawed, as it does not see humans from God's perspective. This weekend seminar on Environmental Ethics is given by Dr. Garry DeWeese, professor of Philosophy in Religion and Ethics at Talbot School of Theology.

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    5. Approach 2: Respect for Life: A Biocentric Ethic

    by Garrett J DeWeese

    18:30 — April 22, 2011

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