Faculty of Arts


PHIL 250

Philosophy and the Environment


Description

Philosophical questions relating to the environment and our use of it, such as the following: Do we have obligations to future generations, especially concerning preservation of the environment? What are our moral and epistemic responsibilities regarding climate change and other environmental issues? Does nature have intrinsic value? Is it better to live in a natural world or a virtual world?

Availability 2018

Not taught in 2018

Lecturer(s)

TBA

Reading/Texts

There is no set text.

Recommended Reading

T. Mulgan, Ethics for a Broken World (Acumen, 2011)

Assessment

Coursework + exam

Points

PHIL 250: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

30 points in Philosophy or 60 points

Restrictions

PHIL 351


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