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Rensselaer Catalog 2018-2019 
    
Rensselaer Catalog 2018-2019 [Archived Catalog]

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PHIL 4300 - Environmental Philosophy


While concepts such as quality of life, environment, nature, global ecology, and the like figure heavily in contemporary discussions, they are seldom integrated into an environmental philosophy. The course tries to achieve this integration by understanding some of the religious, mythic-poetic, and scientific dimensions of the man-nature matrix. Some specific environmental problems are examined in order to illustrate the system of values implied by various solutions.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisite: junior or senior standing or permission of instructor.

When Offered: Spring term even-numbered years.



Cross Listed: Cross listed as STSH 4340. Students cannot obtain credit for both this course and STSH 4340.

Credit Hours: 4



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