Comparing Life-Centered & Human-Centered Environmental Ethics

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What is studied by environmental ethics?

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1. What is the basic idea behind life-centered ethics?

2. What does life-centered environmental ethics believe about the value of various parts of nature?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

In this engaging quiz/worksheet combo, we've put together a series of questions designed to check your comprehension of how life-centered and human-centered environmental ethics compare. A few of the topics covered on this quiz include the definition of life-centered ethics and the philosophy that defines our moral relationship with nature based on the needs of our species.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use our quiz to check your understanding of:

  • Focus of environmental ethics
  • Basic concepts behind life-centered ethics
  • Value of nature, according to life-centered environmental ethics
  • Philosophy that believes our moral relationship with nature is defined by the needs of our species
  • General opinion human-centered ethicists hold about the environment

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the study of environmental ethics
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson about the difference between human-centered and life-centered environmental ethics
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about what life-centered environmental ethics has to say about the value of nature

Additional Learning

Take a look at the lesson called Comparing Life-Centered & Human-Centered Environmental Ethics to learn more about this topic. Reviewing this lesson will help you:

  • Define environmental ethics in a broad sense
  • Explain inherent worth and which type of environmental ethics espouses this concept
  • Identify the belief that unites both life-centered and human-centered environmental ethics
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