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The Ethical Implications of Eco-Individualism on Sustainable Environment

European Journal of Sustainable Development Research, 2021, 5(3), em0167, https://doi.org/10.21601/ejosdr/11092
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ABSTRACT

Environmental ethics is a discipline, which specifies and analyzes how human being ought to behave. The significance of ethics is to provide guidelines for Subject-Object relationship (Ich-Es). Some may argue that “Ich-Es” is justified by environmental utilitarianism. The moral implications of environmental materialism/eco-individualism include modification of the ecosystem, scarcity of resources/energy, drought, flooding and extinction of species. The question is how eco-individualism would or environmental self be resolved if not eliminated? Applying the method of philosophical analysis, this research explores the ethical implications of eco-individualism. The objective of the research is to demonstrate how sustainable environmental education (SEE) could help to ameliorate the impacts of eco-individualism. Although sustainable environmental education is challenged by lack professional teaches and funds for its implementation but it reawakens environmental consciousness for the common good of humanity.

KEYWORDS

ethics sustainable environmental education global warming I-IT-relationship

CITATION (APA)

Monday, O. I. (2021). The Ethical Implications of Eco-Individualism on Sustainable Environment. European Journal of Sustainable Development Research, 5(3), em0167. https://doi.org/10.21601/ejosdr/11092
Harvard
Monday, O. I. (2021). The Ethical Implications of Eco-Individualism on Sustainable Environment. European Journal of Sustainable Development Research, 5(3), em0167. https://doi.org/10.21601/ejosdr/11092
Vancouver
Monday OI. The Ethical Implications of Eco-Individualism on Sustainable Environment. EUR J SUSTAIN DEV RES. 2021;5(3):em0167. https://doi.org/10.21601/ejosdr/11092
AMA
Monday OI. The Ethical Implications of Eco-Individualism on Sustainable Environment. EUR J SUSTAIN DEV RES. 2021;5(3), em0167. https://doi.org/10.21601/ejosdr/11092
Chicago
Monday, Osebor Ikechukwu. "The Ethical Implications of Eco-Individualism on Sustainable Environment". European Journal of Sustainable Development Research 2021 5 no. 3 (2021): em0167. https://doi.org/10.21601/ejosdr/11092
MLA
Monday, Osebor Ikechukwu "The Ethical Implications of Eco-Individualism on Sustainable Environment". European Journal of Sustainable Development Research, vol. 5, no. 3, 2021, em0167. https://doi.org/10.21601/ejosdr/11092

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