Units of study

PHIL2640 - Sustainability, System and Society

Semester 2, 2012  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Adrian Currie

Description

Is sustainability just a matter of green product labelling? Of radical eco-efficiency? Of mimicking nature? Or of living more frugally and communally? And do sustainable products and systems presuppose a sustainable society which regulates design, production and consumption through political and philosophical reflection on what it is to "live well"? This unit examines "technological" notions of the sustainable in order to expose their dependence on the political and philosophical.

Assessments

2x2250wd essays (2x50%)

Classes

1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week

Prerequisites

12 junior credit points from any units within the university

Prohibitions

PHIL2240

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