2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
    
    Jul 03, 2022  
2017-2018 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.

Program of Liberal Studies (PLS) Designation: VP

Anticipated Terms Offered: Offered every year