2015-2016 Academic Catalog
PHI 218 Environmental Ethics (GT-AH3)
3 Credit hours 45 Contact hours
Critically analyzes theories of value of the natural world. Topics include the relation between scientific and moral principles; theories of the moral worth of persons, animals, plants and other natural objects; historical, religious and cultural influences on conceptions of nature; alternative accounts of human relationships and responsibilities to nature, including deep ecology and eco-feminism; and the connection between moral and political values and economic policies.
Prerequisites: Successful completion of CCR 092 (grade C or higher) or equivalent assessment scores (SS 70+, RC: 62+).
Course Note: This is a statewide guaranteed transfer course.
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