Conservation Philosophy and Ethics, Its Key Concepts and Challenges

문화재 보존철학과 보존윤리의 필요성과 과제

  • Received : 2018.04.03
  • Accepted : 2018.05.28
  • Published : 2018.06.20


Philosophical discussion and ethical approach have been crucial aspects in the rational decision-making of heritage conservation. This study analyses why and how they play an important role in determining the quality of conservation practice. It highlights the key concepts of conservation philosophy and ethics, as well as their relationship, in order to establish a constructive platform through which researchers may understand the role and importance of conservation philosophy and ethics. In conclusion, this study provides a set of recommendation for the government, academic experts, and conservators which will allow them to become actively involved in improving the quality of philosophical and ethical knowledge in the field of conservation.


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