Units of study
PHIL2640 - Environmental Philosophy
Semester 1, 2014 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Adrian Currie
This unit presents a variety of philosophical issues associated with the study and management of the natural environment. We will look at questions such as: what does it mean to live in harmony with the environment? what is sustainability? why should we preserve biodiversity? what is the best way to achieve conservation goals? what are ecological models and how do they work? and what is the proper relationship between environmental science and the values found in environmental policy and management?
2x2250wd essays (2x50%)
1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week
12 junior credit points in Philosophy
Please Note: This timetable is a draft timetable and subject to change.
Lecture for PHIL2640
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