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Environmental Ethics (Mickey)

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Course Title

Environmental Ethics

Instructor(s) Sam Mickey
University of San Francisco

Theology and Religious Studies, Environmental Studies

Subject(s) Environmental Ethics

This course explores ethical underpinnings of contemporary attitudes and practices concerning the environment and the human/nature relationship. The course is introductory and is designed to give students an overview of major players in current debates concerning the environment. By the end of the course students should: (1) be conversant with major ethical perspectives, both historical and contemporary, on the human relationship with the natural world, (2) be able to identify ethical or religious underpinnings of factions within the contemporary environmental movement, and (3) be able to think and write critically about current environmental issues.


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