RENR 260 - History and Fundamentals of Environmental Protection and Conservation

A philosophical investigation of the moral and conceptual dimensions of environmental problems. Topics to be examined include: the role of ethical theory; anthropocentric, ecocentric, and aesthetic foundations of environmental ethics; deep ecology; sustainability; the ethics of climate change; eco-activism; animal rights; cross-cultural and First Nations perspectives; legal perspectives; and applied ethics of northern issues.

Registration restricted to students in the B.Sc. in Environmental and Conservation Sciences program. This course is also available as ENST 200. Non-B.Sc. ENCS students interested in taking RENR 260 should instead register in ENST 200.

CRN Instructor Location Start date Seats available*
10111 Larry Gray Online/Video
Class schedule
Start date End date Room Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Online Scheduled Session - - 6:00 PM - 8:55 PM - - - -
Final Exam - - 6:00 PM - 8:55 PM - - - -