Faculty of Arts

PHIL 351

Philosophy and the Environment

Please note: this is archived course information from 2018 for PHIL 351.


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



Recommended Reading

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


PHIL 351: 15.0 points


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


PHIL 250

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