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Environmental Ethics

Explores the nature and basis of our ethical obligations regarding the natural environment. Considers views of these obligations ranging from the human-centered (anthropocentrism), to the moral considerability of animals (animal liberation), to the notion that we have direct obligations to all living things or whole ecosystems (ecocentrism). Provides the opportunity to use these ethical perspectives to evaluate environmental policies, laws, or agendas.

Credit Hours:
Course Number:
PHIL 331
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