Do we need environmental ethics?

Environmental ethics is a field of applied ethics concerned with the ethical dimension of human relationship towards nature. The term environmental ethics covers a variety of approaches that can be roughly divided into two camps: anthropocentrism and non-anthropocentrism. Anthropocentrism refers to a human-centered approach to environmental problems that protects nature for humans. Radical anthropocentrism is… Read More Do we need environmental ethics?

Markets and Society

Draft of chapter for Routledge Handbook of Ecological Economics: Nature and Society. Editor Clive Spash. Forthcoming ABSTRACT: In face of the strong conflict between market norms and social norms, peaceful co-existence is impossible. In traditional societies, markets were subordinated to society. Modern society emerged via a number of revolutions which made society subordinate to markets.… Read More Markets and Society