New Spring 2017 Courses
Environmental Philosophy (Phil 290 MWF 2:30-3:20, Prof Mark Steen). See the course description below.
Medical Ethics, section two, (Phil 385.01 MWF 9:00-9:50, Prof Mark Steen).
An introduction to philosophical ethics through an engagement with environmental issues of population growth and resource use, sustainability, non-human animal welfare, biodiversity loss, environmental justice, and global climate change. The two main goals of the course are to provide students with a more sophisticated conceptual vocabulary to make and evaluate ethical arguments across domains and to engage students’ ethical reasoning and reflection on environmental issues in particular.