|Certificates: Environmental Studies|
Though a variety of important issues are central to understanding the complexity of relationships between humans, nonhumans, and the rest of nature, this year the course will focus primarily on human relations to nonhuman animals--in captivity, in agribusiness, and in the wild. The goals of the course are to help you to think critically, to read carefully, to argue well, and to defend your own reasoned views about the moral relations between humans, animals, and nature.
This course actively engages students in reasoning about ethical controversies related to its subject matter. We will pay careful attention to how one reasons about these questions.
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|Course Format: Lecture / Discussion||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CES)(ENVS)(FGSS)(PHIL)(PHIL-Philosophy)(PHIL-Social Jus)(SISP-Phil Ethic)(SISP-Phil Mind)
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
L. Gruen. Ethics and Animals: An Introduction (Cambridge, 2011)
|Examination and Assignments: |
Two papers and a final project (possibly a group project).
|Instructor(s): Gruen,Lori Times: ..T.R.. 10:30AM-11:50AM; Location: FISK414; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 30||SR major: 3||JR major: 3|| || |
|Seats Available: -1||GRAD: X||SR non-major: 3||JR non-major: 3||SO: 9||FR: 9|