APE: Actor-Partnership Ethics

Carolyn Merchant gives a good summary of the problems¬†with anthropocentric and non-anthropocentric ethics in Reinventing Eden: the Fate of Nature in Western Culture (Routledge, 2003).¬† She proposes a “new ethic of human partnership with nature” in which humanity and nature are “considered as active agents.” Self-interested, or egocentric ethics (what is good for the individualContinue reading “APE: Actor-Partnership Ethics”