Itch scratching, patio building, and pesky flies: Biocentric individualism revisted

Environmental Ethics 28 (2):115-128 (2006)
Abstract
Biocentric individualism, the position that all life has intrinsic value, is of no practical help in policy-making contexts. Examples commonly used in discussions of biocentric individualism are themselves alienating and threaten to make environmental philosophy appear irrelevant to policy decisions. Hence, both biocentric individualism and typical discussions of it are problematic for those wishing to make environmental philosophy useful in policy. A recent article by Jason Kawall, in which he attempts to defend biocentric individualism, demonstrates these points
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Nicole Hassoun (2011). The Anthropocentric Advantage? Environmental Ethics and Climate Change Policy. Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy 14 (2):235-257.
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