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Undergraduate Course Details
Number PHL 224
Title Environmental Ethics
Credits 3.0
Distribution DI
Winter/Spring 2016 Classes
Sec Ref # Dates Days Times Location Instructor
01 1752 1/19/16 - 5/16/16 TR 10:50am - 12:05pm SB-210 Krishna Mallick
02 1753 1/19/16 - 5/16/16 WF 12:15pm - 1:30pm SB-101 John Tamilio III
03 3596 1/19/16 - 5/16/16 TBA TBA Online John Tamilio III
04 3754 1/19/16 - 5/16/16 TBA TBA Online William Behun

Description

This course will incorporate a survey of the philosophical issues and methodological assumptions employed in the developing field of environmental ethics with a study of the ethical issues raised by the current environmental movement. Some of the issues to be discussed will be the moral status of animals and our natural environment, pollution, population, hunger, energy, our obligation to future generations and the just distribution of scarce resources.