Environmental Ethics through Value-Based Education

Authors

  • Ravichandran Moorthy Associate Professor, Head, International Relations Cluster, Centre for Policy and Global Governance, Faculty of Social Sciences & Humanities, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia,
  • Gabriel Tyoyila Akwen Department of Political Science, Federal University Gashua, Yobe, Nigeria

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/bioethics.v11i2.49257

Keywords:

Environment ethics, Value-based educations, Values, Ethics, Moral obligations

Abstract

Environmental ethics is the subject in philosophy that examines the moral relationship of human beings to the environment and its non-human species. It concerns human’s ethical relationship with the natural environment. The central question concerning environmental ethics is essentially – what is human being’s moral obligation concerning the natural environment? The paper will firstly provide a review of the ethical relations of humans and the environment, secondly examine how value-based education can assist in inculcating environmental ethics among learners.

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Author Biographies

Ravichandran Moorthy, Associate Professor, Head, International Relations Cluster, Centre for Policy and Global Governance, Faculty of Social Sciences & Humanities, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia,

President, Asia Pacific Forum on Ethics & Social Justice
President, Asian Bioethics Association (2018-2020)
Past Vice President (Southeast Asia), Asian Bioethics Association
Adjunct Professor, American University of Sovereign Nations, US
Fellow, Salzburg Global Seminar

Gabriel Tyoyila Akwen, Department of Political Science, Federal University Gashua, Yobe, Nigeria

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Published

2020-07-17

How to Cite

Moorthy, R., & Akwen, G. T. (2020). Environmental Ethics through Value-Based Education. Bangladesh Journal of Bioethics, 11(2), 1–9. https://doi.org/10.3329/bioethics.v11i2.49257

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