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Етика и екология – проблеми на интердисциплинността
Ethics and Ecology: Problems of Interdisciplinarity

Author(s): Nikolay Mihaylov
Subject(s): Ethics / Practical Philosophy, Social Philosophy, Civil Society, Demography and human biology, Human Ecology, Environmental interactions, Business Ethics, Socio-Economic Research
Published by: Институтът по философия и социология при БАН
Keywords: ethics; environment; anthropocentrism; ecology; values; sustainability

Summary/Abstract: The article explores the different approaches to defining environmental ethics. The author examines the emergence and historical development of ecological ideas in ethics and their impact on ethics. The article focuses on anthropocentrism as a basic ethical principle and attempts to address it in the construction of a new type of moral philosophy. Important works by Bulgarian and foreign authors on the subject are reviewed and compared. The author examines the place of environmental ethics in the structure of ethical philosophy.

  • Issue Year: XXV/2016
  • Issue No: 4
  • Page Range: 28-36
  • Page Count: 9
  • Language: English, Bulgarian