Saving Nature and Feeding People

Environmental Ethics 26 (4):339-360 (2004)

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Holmes Rolston, III has argued that there are times when we should save nature rather than feed people. In arguing thus, Rolston appears tacitly to share a number of assumptions with Garrett Hardin regarding the causes of human overpopulation. Those assumptions are most likely erroneous. Rather than our facing the choice between saving nature or feeding people, we will not save nature unless we feed people.
Keywords Applied Philosophy  General Interest
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DOI enviroethics20042642
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