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The Value Dimension of Environmental Ethics

(Original title: Hodnotová dimenzia životného prostredia - šanca na prežitie)
Filozofia, 51 (1996), 2, 98-105.
Type of work: Papers
Publication language: Slovak

One of the most important current transformations of the value system concerns the relation betwen man, humanity and environment. The building of a functioning axiology which would embody the value of environment as an irretrievable real value of human being, takes on various forms. Thus the environmental ethics and ecophilosophy come up with new approaches to the existential condition of man, to being as such, to value as an axiological and ethical category e.t.c. These considerations aim at applying value and moral relations to nature, to all nature beings and entities, to the whole planet.

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