Environmental Values 15 (3):331-341 (2006)

This paper explores the idea that a proper valuing of natural environments is essential to a broader human virtue that might be called 'appreciation of the good'. This kind of valuing can explain, without any commitment to a metaphysics of intrinsic values, how and why it is good to value certain natural phenomena for their own sakes. The objection that such an approach is excessively human-centred is considered and rebutted.
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