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By Anna L. Peterson

Being Human examines the complicated connections between conceptions of human nature, attitudes towards non-human nature, and ethics. Anna Peterson proposes an "ethical anthropology" that examines how rules of nature and humanity are sure jointly in ways in which form the very foundations of cultures. Peterson discusses mainstream Western understandings of what it capability to be human, in addition to choices to those views, and means that the development of a compelling, coherent environmental ethics will revise our rules not just approximately nature but additionally approximately what it potential to be human.

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