PHIL/ENEC 368.001 – Living Things, Wilderness, and Ecosystems: An Introduction to Environmental Ethics
Instructor: Francesco Nappo. This course meets MWF 2:40 – 3:30 p.m. via remote synchronous (RS) instruction.
This course will explore how we ought to conduct our lives in relation to the natural environment. The questions we will discuss include: What and how much ought we to consume? Does nature or the environment have value beyond being a resource for humans to use? What is the moral status of animals, species, and ecosystems? What scientific and ethical issues are involved in the climate change crisis?