Examples Of Environmental Ethics

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Environmental ethic today
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In the environment ethics today Peter Wenz’s the presents a clear description of the philosophical view of the environment Ethics. He explores on beliefs, facts and values that guide human interaction with nature. The book places the environment in the forefront as a future supply of basic needs to human development. It encourages positive interaction of the people with nature. This places the book to stand in line with the expected ethics of nature. The author, Peter Wenz is philosophy and legal studies professor at the University of Illinois, Springfield making him suitable to write on the philosophical environmental matters(Wenz, 2001). Throughout the book, Wenz
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Peter gives suggestion on how people can treat the environment better. In the psychological aspect argues that people should avoid going for what they do not need (Wenz, 2001). For example, he argues that excess shopping is disastrous to the environment. In this, he argues that people should not go for shopping if they do not need it (Wenz, 2001). Excessive purchase of products takes a lot from nature food and material depletes from nature money and food. Another aspect of keeping the environment is for people need to take care of what they have until they are over. He compares this better as opposed to buying things impulsively as they may not play a significance role of human. In this, he equates the human life to that of the nature that surrounds them. This renders the human to be effective for those that seek to conserve their surrounding for a better…show more content…
People having what they do not need separate them from others. Because these people do this without expanding their family size they consume large space in the nature. The small family is distributed into their single rooms which are self-contained. This results to unwanted isolation in that family (Wenz, 2001). In this, he urges people to only, go for what they need this is the simplest way to be vigilant to the nature. Those with large families should have bigger houses but enough to accommodate them. He prompts that those that neglect this enters to a vicious cycle. This is because as people consume more and more of what they do not need they infect this to their siblings as result they will have the same trait (Wenz, 2001). Looking it from a different angle, from the occupants of bigger houses will buy more from nature than they want than when these people could have shared resources. People and nature should promote the synergistic relationship such that people could coexist each other to reduce nature related
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