The Agricultural Ethics of Biofuels: a First Look

  title={The Agricultural Ethics of Biofuels: a First Look},
  author={Paul B. Thompson},
A noticeable push toward using agricultural crops for ethanol production and for undertaking research to expand the range of possible biofuels began to dominate discussions of agricultural science and policy in the United States around 2005. This paper proposes two complementary philosophical approaches to examining the philosophical questions that should be posed in connection with this turn of events. One stresses a critique of underlying epistemological commitments in the scientific models… CONTINUE READING

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