ENST 201 - Environmental Ethics
This course presents a philosophical investigation of the moral and conceptual dimensions of environmental problems and engages students in exploring a variety of relevant topics including animal rights, the intrinsic value of nature, 'deep ecology', obligations to future generations, etc.
A survey of contemporary issues in environmental ethics. Topics may include: animal rights, the intrinsic value of nature, 'deep ecology', obligations to future generations, conservation, ecofeminism, environmental justice, economics and ecology, climate change, as well as relevant background materials in ethical theory. The class will provide students with the theoretical foundation required to examine environmental problems in ethical terms.
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|Fields of study||Philosophy and ethicsNatural environments and wildlife|
|Teaching place||Ayamdigut campus, Whitehorse|