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|Title:||Confucian role-based ethics and strong environmental ethics|
|Citation:||Nuyen, A.T. (2011-11). Confucian role-based ethics and strong environmental ethics. Environmental Values 20 (4) : 549-566. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.3197/096327111X13150367351375|
|Abstract:||Onora O'Neill has argued that an obligations-based anthropocentric ethics can support strong environmentalism. However, the value that non-human nature has in such ethics is still ultimately instrumental. I will argue in this paper that while O'Neill's ethics is conceptually close enough to Confucian role-based ethics, the latter allows that non-human nature can have a non-instrumental value and thus can support a robust environmentalism while remaining anthropocentric. © 2011 The White Horse Press.|
|Source Title:||Environmental Values|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
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