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Philosophy (PHIL)

Department of Philosophy Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

PHIL 2380 [0.5 credit]

Introduction to Environmental Ethics

Major questions in environmental ethics: How should human beings view their relationship to the rest of nature? Is responsible stewardship of the environment compatible with current technology? Must future generations be protected? Do animals, other life forms, endangered species, ecosystems and/or the biosphere have value or rights?
Lectures three hours a week.
Precludes additional credit for PHIL 1804.

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