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PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE AND ETHICS
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Netherlands - Utrecht University - 'Utrecht Univ.'
UC Course SubjectEnvironmental Studies
Philosophy
Number & Suffix: 115
Full UC Title: PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE AND ETHICS 
Transcript Title: PHIL SCIENCEÐICS 
UC QTR Units - Division: 6.0 - Upper Division 
Course Description: When analyzing an elephant with only a microscope, you won’t easily grasp the big picture. That is the risk of scientific specialization. This course is about zooming out, looking for the big picture, and reflecting on the relations between science and ethics. First, the course analyzes the scientific method. How does science work? What is the difference between scientific and pseudo-scientific knowledge claims? Second, the course reflects on the moral question “How are we to live?”, and the political philosophical question “What is a just society?”. Third, the course focuses on two important moral issues: the humans-non human animals relation, and the humans-nature relation, which addresses the environmental problems including climate change. 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE AND ETHICS 
Partner University Department: Innovation, Environmental, and Energy Sciences 
Partner University Course Number: GEO2-2142