PHIL 3309 Environmental Ethics

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as PHIL 15.1.
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3 hours; 3 credits

Ethical aspects of human treatment of the natural environment, including the moral basis for pollution control, wilderness preservation, energy and resource conservation, protection of endangered species, and sustaining the earth's ecological diversity. Major theories of environmental ethics and their valuational foundations will be examined critically.


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