2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
    
    Nov 12, 2019  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHIL 131 - Environmental Ethics


What principles should guide human interaction with the environment? This course considers a range of moral perspectives, including anthropocentrism, animal-rights theory, biocentrism, social ecology, ecocentrism, deep ecology, ecofeminism and the land ethic. It also considers a range of environmental issues, such as global warming, species preservation, population policy, pollution, nuclear power, animal experimentation and sustainable development. Fulfills Values Perspective (VP) requirement.

Course Designation/Attribute: VP

Anticipated Terms Offered: Offered every year