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ERIC Number: EJ133476
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1975
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Lifeboat Ethics: A Reply to Hardin
Besecker, Janet; Elder, Phil
Alternatives, 5, 1, 22-26, 75
This paper is a rebuttal to Garrett Hardin's thesis that long-term survival of human beings can be threatened by environmental devastation caused by brief humanitarian desires to save lives. Discussions include population dynamics, resource distribution, ecological stability, and ethics of developed nations and undeveloped nations relationships. (MR)
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