Environmental Ethics 39 (2):131-146 (2017)

Authors
Abstract
Developing a way to address troublesome issues in areas such as urban planning is a chal-lenging undertaking. It includes making decisions that involve humans, nonhumans, future generations, and historical and cultural artifacts. All of these groups deserve consideration, but not equally. Figuring out how to approach this topic involves overcoming the problem of moral prioritization. The structure of weak anthropocentrism can help with this problem, suggesting that future research on the environmental aspects of metropolitan regions should make use of its applicability. Despite its strengths, weak anthropocentrism must be expanded to address complicated urban issues. A multitiered weak-anthropocentric measure, a “complex moral assessment,” is needed to address these concerns.
Keywords Applied Philosophy  Contemporary Philosophy  General Interest  Social and Political Philosophy
Categories (categorize this paper)
ISBN(s) 0163-4275
DOI 10.5840/enviroethics201712146
Options
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Request removal from index
Revision history

Download options

PhilArchive copy


Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy     Papers currently archived: 69,160
External links

Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
Through your library

References found in this work BETA

No references found.

Add more references

Citations of this work BETA

Automated Vehicles and Transportation Justice.Shane Epting - 2019 - Philosophy and Technology 32 (3):389-403.
Is Environmental Virtue Ethics Anthropocentric?Dominika Dzwonkowska - 2018 - Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics 31 (6):723-738.
Anthropocentrism as the Scapegoat of the Environmental Crisis: A Review.L. Droz - 2022 - Ethics in Science and Environmental Politics 22:25-49.
On Municipalities as Technologies.Shane Epting - 2021 - Philosophy and Technology 34 (4):863-873.

Add more citations

Similar books and articles

Environmental Ethics and Weak Anthropocentrism.Bryan G. Norton - 1984 - Environmental Ethics 6 (2):131-148.
From Anthropocentric to the Abiotic.Tina Tin - 2017 - Environmental Ethics 39 (1):57-74.
Courtyards: A Phenomenological Study.Robin Bellows - 2004 - Environmental Philosophy 1 (2):62-64.
The Case for Casuistry in Environmental Ethics.Debra J. Erickson - 2016 - Environmental Ethics 38 (3):287-305.
The Virtue of Burden and Limits of Gelassenheit.Brendan Mahoney - 2016 - Environmental Philosophy 13 (2):269-298.

Analytics

Added to PP index
2017-12-20

Total views
18 ( #605,456 of 2,499,299 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
1 ( #418,195 of 2,499,299 )

How can I increase my downloads?

Downloads

My notes