Patrik Baard: What is environmental ethics? A short overview

Last changed: 25 February 2019

Patrik BaardPatrik Baard is a post doctoral researcher at Swedish biodiversity centre, CBM, whose research focuses on environmental ethical and moral philosophical discussions on biodiversity.

During this first seminar, Patrik will present, and invite discussion about, some central topics and themes in environmental ethics. Themes that will be briefly surveyed are the distinction between different environmental ethical theories, the role that intrinsic values play in providing direct reasons to act, and how one can proceed in systematic reasoning about ethical issues.