University of Calgary

PHIL 447 - Issues In Environmental Ethics - Winter 2009

A philosophical examination of selected issues concerning how human beings ought to conduct themselves in relation to other living species and the natural environment. Topics may include: obligations to future generations; animal liberation theories; population policy; pollution; the value of species diversity and species preservation; biocentric and holistic ethical theories of environment; ethical dimension of environmental policy formation.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • H(3-0)


  • One of Philosophy 249, 313, 329, 347, 349 or consent of the Department


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