Course Detail for PHIL-328-01

ID Name (credits) Time Instructor
PHIL-328-01 Environmental Ethics (3 ) 1:00PM - 4:30PM
Tu Th
Kenehan, Sarah

Instruction Type: Lecture/Discussion

An examination of issues in environmental ethics, including the ethical treatment of animals, with attention given to dilemmas and decisions at both the personal and global levels. Readings may be drawn from historically important moral theories as well as from contemporary philosophical writings in the area of environmental ethics. Philosophical questions addressed may include: What things are intrinsically valuable? What are rights? Do entities other than humans have moral standing (for instance, non­-human animals, ecosystems, etc.)? What responsibilities do we have to future generations?

 

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