Jan 19, 2021  
Course Catalog 2018-2019 
Course Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PHIL 225 - Environmental Ethics

Next Offered: Offered in a Future Year

Semester Offered: First Semester
Full Course
Credits: 4 credits
Attribute: 4HU, WINT

This course examines the disparate moral questions raised by the effects of human activity on the natural environment. Do we have duties to regulate economic activity now to preserve resources for future persons’ Do we have moral duties to individual animals living in nature, or to entire species of animals’ Is the non-living environment itself the legitimate object of moral concern’ The readings include work from philosophers, naturalists, biologists, and economists. (V)

Enrollment Limit: 30
Instructor: Staff

This course may also count for the major in (consult the program or department major requirements) :
Environmental Studies

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