RENR 260 - History and Fundamentals of Environmental Protection and Conservation

A philosophical investigation of the moral and conceptual dimensions of environmental problems. Topics to be examined include: the role of ethical theory; anthropocentric, ecocentric, and aesthetic foundations of environmental ethics; deep ecology; sustainability; the ethics of climate change; eco-activism; animal rights; cross-cultural and First Nations perspectives; legal perspectives; and applied ethics of northern issues.
Prerequisite: Registration in the BSc in Environmental and Conservation Sciences program.

Credits: 3.0
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10325 Whitehorse (Ayamdigut)
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A2103 - - 07:00 PM - 09:55 PM - - - -