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Topic : Environmental ethics
7) Discuss the significance of environmental ethics in the context of present-day challenges that the world is facing. (250 words)
Ethics by Lexicon
Why this question:
The question is direct and is based on the concept of environmental ethics.
Key demand of the question:
One must discuss the concept of environmental ethics applied to current day conditions.
Discuss – This is an all-encompassing directive – you have to debate on paper by going through the details of the issues concerned by examining each one of them. You have to give reasons for both for and against arguments.
Structure of the answer:
Begin with brief introduction on what is environmental ethics.
Discussion should include the following:
Environmental ethics is a branch of ethics that studies the relation of human beings and the environment and how ethics play a role in this. Environmental ethics believe that humans are a part of society as well as other living creatures, which includes plants and animals.
It is about extending the traditional boundaries of ethics from solely including humans to including the non-human world.
Discuss the advantages of practicing environmental ethics.
Conclude with way forward.