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Scientific method
research question, hypothesis, experimental design, data collection, and interpretation followed by peer review
hypothesis
tentative prediction that guides investigation
research question
observation
controlled
everything constant except variable to be measured
Inductive reasoning
(bottom up) take examples and figure out pattern
deductive reasoning
top-down move from general to specific
null hypothesis
disproved hypothesis
hallmark
testable hypothesis
environment
circumstances and conditions that surround an organisim and social and cultural feelings that affect individuals and the community
Conservation
plato
theory of conservation
earth is a living entity
Pragmatic (untilitarian)
Roosevelt and perkins
Pragmatic theory
concerned with power to transform
moral and aesthetic consrvation
Muir
moral and aesthtic theory
right to other organisms on earth
Modern conservation
Rachael carson (introduce modern day environmentalism
GAIA
Jame Lovelock
theory of GAIA
world as a superior organism
Optimism
technology will beat out disaster
Cornucopian fallacy
gives false sense of security
Pessimism
neo-malthusian the world is one of scarcity and competition, too many people fight for the same resource
Universalists
plato- right and wrong are fixed
relativists
aristotle always puts situation into context
Domination
anthropocentric (world is for us to use)
Stewardship
partners to sustain life and culture
Nihilist
just instinct and urge to exist
Biocentric
all living things whether useful or not
animal rights (PETA)
people for ethical treatment of animals
eccocentric
whole is worth more parts