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.

Assessment

Coursework only

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Availability 2023

Semester 2

Lecturer(s)

Coordinator(s) Professor Timothy Mulgan

Assessment

Coursework + Exam

Points

PHIL 351: 15 points

Prerequisites

30 points at Stage II in Global Environment and Sustainable Development or Philosophy

Restrictions

PHIL 250