Animal Welfare and Environmental Ethics: It's Complicated

@article{Campbell2018AnimalWA,
  title={Animal Welfare and Environmental Ethics: It's Complicated},
  author={I. Campbell},
  journal={Ethics & the Environment},
  year={2018},
  volume={23},
  pages={49 - 69}
}
  • I. Campbell
  • Published 2018
  • Political Science
  • Ethics & the Environment
  • Abstract:In this paper, I evaluate the possibility of convergence between animal welfare and environmental ethics. By surveying the most prominent views within each of these respective camps, I argue that animal welfare ethics and ecological theories in environmental ethics are incommensurable in virtue of their respective individualistic and holistic value theories. I conclude by arguing that this conceptual clarification allows us to see that animal welfare ethics can nevertheless be made… CONTINUE READING
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