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A Land Ethic by Aldo Leopold

A brief introduction to the thought of ecophilosopher Aldo Leopold for students of Borcoman and anyone interested.

Ecophilosophy

Based upon the work of Henryk Skolimowski. Skolimowski’s work is targeted at overcoming human angst and disconnection caused in part by the overwhelming preponderance of modern technology, which had its seeds in the Industrial Revolution.(wikipedia) A trailer for the video Naqoyqatsi (2002) is included.

Ethics, Psychology, and Batman

A presentation for students of intro philosophy

Please feel free to contribute.

“The assumption that animals are without rights and the illusion that our treatment of them has no moral significance is a positively outrageous example of Western crudity and barbarity. Universal compassion is the only guarantee of morality.”

Ethics via AVATAR

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This presentation covers some background information and cocnepts relating to environmental ethics using the movie by James Cameron: Avatar.

Please post a response to the question: Do the Kanamits have a moral obligation to humans? Explain.

Take a short ethics quiz: Click here