|Abstract||An examination of appropriate human interventions in the natural world. Topics
include the history of ideas behind environmental thought, the legal and moral standing of nature, social ecology, environmental justice. This class focuses on these issues through the topic of water at the interface of science, policy, philosophy, art and culture. The syllabus includes required readings and a class schedule of topics.
Philosophical approaches include ethics, aesthetics and ontology of water,
epistemological analyses of water issues, local and global governance theories |