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ENVIRONMENTAL PHILOSOPHY
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Australia - University of Queensland - 'Australian Universities'
UC Course SubjectPhilosophy
Number & Suffix: 104
Full UC Title: ENVIRONMENTAL PHILOSOPHY 
Transcript Title: ENVIRONMENTAL PHIL 
UC QTR Units - Division: 6.0 - Upper Division 
Course Description: This course has a broad philosophical concern with the natural environment and humans’ place within it. By introducing students to an anthology of readings to be disucssed in tutorials, the course provides an approach that can inform policy debates as well as the decisions individuals make in their personal lives about how to live. Course themes include the challenge of environmental ethics to anthropocentrism embedded in traditional Western ethical thinking and current neo-liberal economics; relationalism and holism in diverse perspectives such as deep ecology, feminist environmental ethics, and Aboriginal relationality with the land; the broader concerns with wilderness, built environments, preservation ,and conservation; and sustainability, climate change, and care for country. 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: ENVIRONMENTAL PHILOSOPHY 
Partner University Department: Historical & Philosophical Inq 
Partner University Course Number: PHIL2210