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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 (fall term) or ENST 201 (winter term). Non-B.Sc. ENCS students interested in taking RENR 260 should instead register in ENST 200 or ENST 201.
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