PHIL 1140 Environmental Ethics (3 cr)

Recommended: Eligible for READ 1106

The examination of attempts to understand our moral obligations toward nature. Investigation of environmental problems with consideration of philosophical, economic, cultural, and religious factors. Topics will include conservation and preservation issues, theories of nature, animal rights, cost-benefit analysis of natural resources use, ecofeminism, deep ecology, and land ethics.

Fall, Spring MnTC Goals: 9 & 10