Ethics, Environment, and Culture

M.V. Nadkarni

in Ethics For Our Times

Published in print July 2011 | ISBN: 9780198073864
Published online January 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199082162 | DOI:
Ethics, Environment, and Culture

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This chapter analyzes the relation between the issues of ethics, culture, and environmental concerns in India. It reviews the contribution of some of the main thinkers and activists to environmental ethics and highlights the contribution of the environmental movements to creating awareness of environmental concerns and influencing public policy. This chapter also argues that developed countries have the moral responsibility of ensuring greater equity in sharing the costs of cleaning up the world and in promoting sustainability.

Keywords: ethics; culture; environmental concerns; India; environmental ethics; public policy; developed countries; sustainability

Chapter.  10428 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy

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