Being and Worth (Critical Realism: Interventions (Routledge by Andrew Collier

By Andrew Collier

Being and Worth extends contemporary depth-realist philosophy to the query of values. It argues that beings either within the usual and human worlds have worthy in themselves, even if we realize it or now not. This view is defended via and account of the human brain as basically taken with that of which it truly is independent.
Conclusions persist with either for environmental ethics - that common beings may be valued for themselves, not only for their use to us - and for justice within the human global, dependent at the concept that people are specific and equivalent in recognize of 'having a lifestyles to live'.

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