Anthropocentrism: More than Just a Misunderstood Problem

  title={Anthropocentrism: More than Just a Misunderstood Problem},
  author={Helen Kopnina and Haydn Washington and Bron Taylor and John J. Piccolo},
  journal={Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics},
Anthropocentrism, in its original connotation in environmental ethics, is the belief that value is human-centred and that all other beings are means to human ends. Environmentally -concerned authors have argued that anthropocentrism is ethically wrong and at the root of ecological crises. Some environmental ethicists argue, however, that critics of anthropocentrism are misguided or even misanthropic. They contend: first that criticism of anthropocentrism can be counterproductive and misleading… 
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