Faculty of Arts


PHIL 351

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

Recommended Reading

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

Points

PHIL 351: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

30 points at Stage II in Philosophy or Transnational Cultures and Creative Practice

Restrictions

PHIL 250


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