Water Ethics

TitleWater Ethics
Publication TypeSyllabi
AuthorsKlaver, IJ
Corporate AuthorsUniversity of North Texas, Department of Philosophy and Religion Studies,
PublisherUniversity of North Texas, Department of Philosophy and Religion Studies
Year of PublicationSubmitted
Date Published2012
AbstractAn 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
KeywordsENVIRONMENTAL ethics , ENVIRONMENTAL policy , PHILOSOPHY , Social Justice
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