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Undergraduate Course Details
Number PHL 224
Title Environmental Ethics
Credits 3.0
Distribution DI
Winter/Spring 2017 Classes
Sec Ref # Dates Days Times Location Instructor
03 1434 1/17/17 - 5/15/17 TR 10:50am - 12:05pm SB-301 Krishna Mallick
01 3411 1/17/17 - 5/15/17 TBA TBA Online William Behun
02 3412 1/17/17 - 5/15/17 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.