PHIL 366 - Environmental Ethics

Credits: 3

This course examines the history and nature of how human relationships to ecosystems create moral obligations to act responsibly with respect to future generations of humans, non-human animals, and the ecosystems of the planet itself. It analyzes the historical roots of current environmental problems as well as more recent theories of environmental ethics such as land ethic, ecofeminism, and deep ecology. Topics may include, but are not limited to: global warming, overpopulation, endangered species, sustainable agricultural practices, genetic engineering, and corporate accountability.

USI Core 39: Embedded Experience-Global.

Term(s) Offered: Irregularly offered

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