Philosophy for a Better World

Philosophy for a Better World


You won’t see the area within the comparable gentle after interpreting this pressing and encouraging name to action.
 
during this thought-provoking ebook, Dutch thinker Floris van den Berg proposes a brand new point of view, referred to as universal subjectivism, that are followed by way of a person despite non secular or philosophical orientation. It takes into account the common potential for soreness and, via elevating expertise, seeks to decrease that anguish and raise happiness. With constant and compelling ethical reasoning, van den Berg exhibits that the area should be prepared to make sure extra excitement, attractiveness, justice, happiness, healthiness, freedom, animal welfare, and sustainability.

The writer emphasizes that at the present time the near-term destiny is our best problem: our prosperous western way of life will quickly exceed the boundaries of the earth’s sustainable skill and needs to quickly swap enormously to push back a world environmental collapse.       

Knowing this, we should always all reevaluate the day-by-day workouts we take for granted:  taking the auto to paintings, boarding a aircraft to a enterprise or holiday vacation spot, consuming meat, or utilizing plastic luggage in shops. There are moral and ecological objections to every of those examples. in truth, if we utilized a strict moral research to our way of life, virtually not anything we do could go muster. loads of avoidable pain attaches to our lifestyle. After studying this e-book, the area won’t glance a similar.

Concluding with an eco-humanist manifesto, this booklet not just deals a lot foodstuff for suggestion yet, extra importantly, an pressing and encouraging name to motion.

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