ENVIRON 376 - Environmental Ethics-Living Well with Nature
Winter 2020, Section 001
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Program in the Environment (ENVIRON)
Department: SNE Program in the Environment

Details

Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
ULWR, HU
Other:
Theme, Sustain
Waitlist Capacity:
unlimited
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

Description

The fact that humanity's relationship to nature has gone awry is rarely disputed, but the proposed cures are manifold. How should humans value the non-human world? Do humans have ethical duties to entities other than fellow humans?

This course investigates a variety of proposed answers that claim to better situate humans with respect to nature. Such systems include variations on anthropocentrism, including a number of e-centric cousins (ecocentrism, biocentrism, zoocentrism, etc.) as well as movements such as deep ecology and ecofeminism. Current questions and controversies will be used to highlight the alternative visions that these various philosophies offer. Also considered will be the components of personal and communal ethics that lead to changes in praxis.

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Schedule

ENVIRON 376 - Environmental Ethics-Living Well with Nature
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 In Person
17718
Open
4
 
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TuTh 10:00AM - 11:30AM
002 (DIS)
 In Person
19903
Closed
0
 
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F 11:00AM - 12:00PM
003 (DIS)
 In Person
19904
Open
1
 
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Th 4:00PM - 5:00PM
004 (DIS)
 In Person
19905
Open
4
 
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Th 5:00PM - 6:00PM

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