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INTRODUCTION TO ENVIRONMENTAL ETHICS
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: China - Peking University, Beijing - 'Peking Univ.'
UC Course SubjectEnvironmental Studies
Number & Suffix: 110
Full UC Title: INTRODUCTION TO ENVIRONMENTAL ETHICS 
Transcript Title: ENVIRONMENT ETHICS 
UC QTR Units - Division: 3.0 - Upper Division 
Course Description: This course attempts to describe and distinguish the moral or ethical principles between human beings and the environment systematically and orderly. Topics: basics of the environmental ethics; natural law, including Aristotle’s teleology, some viewpoints of Lao-tzu and Chuang Tzu’s, and some modern scientific tradition of the natural law; Deontology; concept of moral standing is introduced from the environmental moral standing to the environmental legislation; Utilitarianism, the current worldwide mainstream methodology; human population and the environment; animal rights and welfare; empathy, its action and function in the environmental ethics; Taylor’s biocentrism; ecocentrism; Leopold’s land ethic; deep ecology; social ecology and Ecofeminism; environmental pragmatism. Assessment: classwork (20%), papers (65%), class presentation (15%). 
Language of Instruction: Chinese
 
Partner Title: INTRODUCTION OF ENVIRONMENTAL ETHICS 
Partner University Department: Environmental Sciences and Engineering 
Partner University Course Number: 12731060