Deep ecology

Deep ecology: A movement founded by Arne Naess whose leading ideas against environmental resourcism are that “the well-being and flourishing of non-human life have value in themselves independent of their usefulness for human purposes” and “humans have no right to reduce the richness and diversity of life forms except to satisfy vital needs”. Because Naess leaves… Read More

Deep naturalistic fallacy

Deep naturalistic fallacy: Does not merely identify the good with a natural property, but identifies the survival-of-the-fittest order of nature with human order, and assumes this order as both necessary and good for human survival and development. Source: ‘What is Good? What is Bad? The Value of All Values across Time, Place and Theories’ by John McMurtry, Philosophy… Read More