Essays Tagged: "Intrinsic value (animal ethics)"

Anthropocentrism and Ecocentrism

The Anthropocentrism view is the belief that humans alone have intrinsic worth or value. Simply put it means that if something promotes the wellness or interests o ... cent results than they would be for it.The Ecocentrism view is the belief that not just humans have intrinsic value, but other life forms as well. While there are different variations inside this beli ... stems in a whole, the difference from anthropocentrism is that not only humans are believed to have intrinsic value. Using the same example as above, which is the animals providing us with entertainme ...

(2 pages) 48 0 1.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics