Essays Tagged: "Garrett Hardin"

The Population Problem

0).Neo-Malthusians base their arguments on the teachings of Thomas Malthus. Of the Neo-Malthusians, Garrett Hardin is one of the most prominent and controversial. Hardin's essays discuss the problem o ... ve effects of overpopulation (Calhoun 6). This study shows what the world has to look forward to if Garrett Hardin and Thomas Malthus are correct.Four male and four female mice were placed in an eight ...

(12 pages) 621 1 3.9 May/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Tragedy of the Commons and the problem of overpopulation and resource demand among the American society.

Tragedy of the Commons: Overpopulation and Resource DemandHardin's "Tragedy of the Commons" thesis provides a great example and forewarning of overpopulation ...

(3 pages) 113 0 3.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Critique #3 Lifeboat Ethics: The Case Against "Aid" that Harms By Garrett Hardin

Critique #3Lifeboat Ethics: The Case Against "Aid" that HarmsBy Garrett HardinAfter reading the above reading by Mr. Hardin, I had come to the conclusion that in li ...

(2 pages) 41 0 4.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing


wo thirds are poor can and should the rich countries be expected to provide for the less fortunate? Garrett Hardin, author of "Lifeboat Ethics: The Case against Aid That Harms" states that each countr ...

(3 pages) 66 1 2.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Global Warming Is it Happening?

back to it. This has caused what so called 'Tragedy of the commons' as noted in a paper written by Garrett Hardin [1]. As long as something is free, people tend to abuse it while being reluctant to f ...

(5 pages) 121 0 3.7 Feb/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Negative Effects of Ownership In "Lifeboat Ethics: The Case Against Helping the Poor" and "My Wood"

t of ownership is the topic of two essays. In "Lifeboat Ethics: The Case Against Helping the Poor," Garrett Hardin focuses on the complexity of resource ownership in the world and the few possible sol ... n Students. 5th ed. Eds. Kay L Stewart, et al. Scarborough: Prentice Hall, 2004. 238-240Hardin, Garrett. "Lifeboat Ethics: The Case Against Helping The Poor." Essay Writing for Canadian Students. ...

(3 pages) 36 0 1.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Response to Garrett Hardin's article "Lifeboat Ethics: The Case against Helping the Poor."

I find a few things wrong with Garrett Hardin's article "Lifeboat Ethics: The Case against Helping the Poor." The dominant argument ...

(2 pages) 49 0 0.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays

The tradegy of the commons

leads to a severe problem. The key is the control the breeding rate and thus the population growth.Hardins results do have a few weaknesses however. His idea that there is no technical solution to th ... a that there is no technical solution to the problem is rather narrow minded. Although I agree with Hardin that we should look for ways to lower the population through incentives or possible tax break ...

(4 pages) 42 0 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Abortion: Is is right?

society should rise up in alarm when it hears that a baby that is not wanted is about to be born." ~Garrett Hardin

(4 pages) 26 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Population Preassure.

of the earth, pushing international disputes onto the world stage. The articulator of this theory, Garrett Hardin is fully convinced that the expansion of humans on Earth will eventually result in de ...

(7 pages) 78 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Lifeboat ethics

Critical Review: Hardin, Garret. Lifeboat Ethics: the Case Against Helping the Poor. Psychology Today. 1974Lifeboat R ... n is "tough love" (ref., 1) that would save the planet, or better called "spaceship" than lifeboat. Hardin suggests several ways to overcome the issues. He suggests we better show the minor countries ... ral to help the poor are already founded in a person, but this is not what we need now according to Hardin. As I understood for the strong and predictable future we will anyway have to sacrifice both ...

(4 pages) 0 0 0.0 Mar/2014

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community