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Environmental impact analysis: philosophy & methods

Conference on Environmental Impact Analysis Green Bay, Wis. 1972.

Environmental impact analysis: philosophy & methods

proceedings.

by Conference on Environmental Impact Analysis Green Bay, Wis. 1972.

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Published by University of Wisconsin Sea Grant Program in [Madison .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Environmental policy -- United States -- Congresses.,
    • Environmental impact analysis.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementEdited by Robert B. Ditton and Thomas L. Goodale.
      ContributionsDitton, Robert B., 1943- ed., Goodale, Thomas L., ed., University of Wisconsin--Extension., University of Wisconsin--Green Bay., University of Wisconsin--Madison. Sea Grant Program.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC110.E5 C65 1972
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 171 p.
      Number of Pages171
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5026636M
      LC Control Number73621134

      A more generous view would place non-human but sentient creatures in the suburbs of our moral concern. Communities with less economic and sociopolitical power often lack the resources to get involved in environmental advocacy. A large portion of current epistemological research is intended to resolve the problems that Gettier's examples presented to the traditional justified true belief model of knowledge, including developing theories of justification in order to deal with Gettier's examples, or giving alternatives to the justified true belief model. What sorts of arguments are offered in defense of the competing value claims? Normative ethics deals directly with the "nerve" of morality; namely, the question "what should we do?

      Unfortunately, as David Hume pointed out, this "principle of the uniformity of nature" is itself based upon induction -- a clear instance of the fallacy of circularity. Although that attitude was adopted originally to promote scientific investigation by rejecting grand metaphysical systems, it had the side effect of making ethical and aesthetic value judgments as well as religious statements and beliefs meaningless. Thomas Samuel Kuhn with his formulation of paradigm shifts and Paul Feyerabend with his epistemological anarchism are significant for these discussions. Because one's response to these requirements reflects upon his value as a person, we say that this response has "moral significance. Afteranglophone philosophy began to incorporate a wider range of interests, opinions, and methods. The maxim "no 'ought' from 'is'" or "no values from facts" is virtually axiomatic among philosophers today.

      Do not underestimate the persuasive strength of the arguments of "the opposition"! Emphasis is on application of statutes, regulations and information sources concerning hazardous materials, waste handling and technical decisions pertinent to environmental and safety issues. Witness the case of Socrates. The legacy from the past and on to the remote future is "discounted".


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