Undergraduate Catalog 2018-19 
    
    Sep 19, 2019  
Undergraduate Catalog 2018-19 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHI 3160 - Environmental Ethics

3 cr
This course is a survey of ethical issues involving humans and the natural environment. Central problems are: Of what moral value is, or what moral responsibilities do humans have toward, the natural world? Animals? Future generations? Are the ethical issues at odds with economic issues? Current ethical theories or movements to be studied include the Land Ethic, Deep Ecology, Biocentrism, and Ecofeminism.
This course fulfills the Social and Behavioral Understanding Frame of Reference.
Spring, even years