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Environment Ethics

After reading the attached, can you please help me answer the following questions?

1. How would the following environmental ethics evaluate this case?
What recommendations would each make? Why?
a. anthropocentric
b. biocentric
c. theocentric

2. What do you think should happen? Why?

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http://www.academia.edu/1476524/Environmental_Ethics_Between_Anthropocentrism_and_Ecocentrism

http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/189205/environmentalism

1. How would the following environmental ethics evaluate this case?
What recommendations would each make? Why?

a. anthropocentric

The anthropocentric viewpoint would dictate that the company should stay because it provides jobs and funds for humans, and because this theory believes that people are at the center of the universe and are given dominion over all things on earth including nature, nature must work for humans. Therefore, the environment would be required to serve the needs of humans, which obviously means that humans who are provided jobs as a result of the company, must be given the ability to sustain their existence at the expense of the environment. A few deaths from cancer in humans wouldn't outweigh the benefits of the majority of humans in the area, and consideration wouldn't even be given for the ...

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This solution discusses environmental ethics in business.

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