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Environmental Philosophy: Metaphysical & Ethical Issues in Ecological Restoration

ENVS 270
Spring 2011
Section: 01  
Crosslisting: PHIL 270
Certificates: Environmental Studies

This course examines the metaphysical and ethical issues surrounding the practice of ecological restoration through the questions of 1) What is natural?, Where is the distinction between nature and culture? 2) What is the role of ecology in guarding our practice?, Is there a place for non-scientific values/narratives? 3) How do places embody natural and cultural elements?, What role do they play in human development?

Essential Capabilities: Ethical Reasoning, Interpretation
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS ENVS
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (ENVS-MN)(ENVS)(PHIL)(PHIL-Social Jus)(STS)
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

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