PHIL249-23SU1 (C) Summer Jan 2023 start

Environmental Ethics

15 points

Details:
Start Date: Monday, 9 January 2023
End Date: Sunday, 12 February 2023
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 15 January 2023
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 29 January 2023

Description

Humanity faces threatening environmental problems, not least climate change. Can science, technology and free markets provide the solutions - or must we reconsider our values and priorities? Is nature inherently valuable? What should be protected for future generations? Do we have moral duties to non-human animals, including endangered species? PHIL249 examines recent philosophical responses to these and other questions in environmental ethics. This course is for students in Arts, Science, Engineering, Business and Law; no background in philosophy is required.

Prerequisites

Any 15 points at 100 level in PHIL, or
any 60 points at 100 level from the Schedule V of the BA or the BSc.

Recommended Preparation

15 points of 100 level Philosophy, or 30 points or more of humanities, social science, science, engineering, economics, or commerce studies and an interest in reflective critical debate.

Timetable 2023

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 13:00 - 15:00 A8 Lecture Theatre
9 Jan - 5 Feb
Lecture B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 13:00 - 15:00 A8 Lecture Theatre
9 Jan - 12 Feb
Lecture C
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 13:00 - 15:00 A8 Lecture Theatre
9 Jan - 12 Feb
Tutorial A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 15:00 - 16:00 A8 Lecture Theatre
9 Jan - 12 Feb

Course Coordinator

Carolyn Mason

Please send any enquiries to Dan McKay (Lecturer) dcm90@uclive.ac.nz

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $821.00

International fee $3,750.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

For further information see Humanities and Creative Arts .

All PHIL249 Occurrences

  • PHIL249-23SU1 (C) Summer Jan 2023 start
  • PHIL249-23SU1 (D) Summer Jan 2023 start (Distance)