Office hours (HH368): TTh 1-2, and by appointment.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Phone: extension 33594.
Web page: http://cogsci.uwaterloo.ca/courses/phil224.html.
Time: TTh, 11:30-12:50, HH 1101.
Textbook: A. Wellington, A. Greenbaum, and W. Cragg, Canadian Issues in Environmental Ethics, 1997.
Marks will be based on:
Description: This course will examine ethical issues related to the environment, including climate change, resource use, nature preservation, and environmental justice.
Text, Introduction (not ch. 1)
|2||Sept. 20-22||Animals||Text, ch. 10, ch. 9|
|3||Sept. 27-29||Animals, Assignment 1||Text, ch. 11-12|
|4||Oct. 4-6||Nature, Exam 1||
Text, ch. 13
Text, chs. 14-16
|6||Oct.18-20||Justice||Text, chs. 17-20|
|7||Oct. 25-27||Justice, Assignment 2||Text, chs. 21-22|
|8||Nov. 1-3||Justice, Exam 2||Text, ch. 24|
|9||Nov. 8-10||Resources||Text, chs. 1-3|
|10||Nov. 15-17||Resources||Text, chs. 4-5|
|11||Nov. 22-24||Resources, Assignment 3||Text, chs. 6-7|
|12||Nov. 29-Dec. 1||Climate, Exam 3||Gardiner|
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Faculty of Arts information on plagiarism and other offences.
Week 1, Introduction to enviromental ethics.
Week 2, Ethics of animals
Week 3, Ethics of animals
Week 4,Wild nature
Week 5, Preserving nature
Week 6, Environmental justice for aboriginals
Week 7, Ecofeminism
Week8, International environmental justice
Week 9, Forestries
Week 10, Fisheries and mining
Week 11, New organisms and nuclear wastes
Week 12, Ethics of climate change
Computational Epistemology Laboratory.
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