Certificate in International Rural Development - Environmental and Agricultural Ethics (H) PHLA 3000   Environmental and Agricultural Ethics (H)
This course offers a general introduction to environmental ethics with emphasis on agricultural issues. Students will be introduced to modern ethical theory and to techniques of philosophical reasoning, and will be provided with a general context for overall discussion by examining the origins of the modern world view (the rise of modern science, market economics, and liberalism). Students will be evaluated on class participation and a series of short weekly essays based upon directed readings and field experience. Essay-style midterm and final exams are required.
FORMAT: Seminar
FORMAT COMMENTS: one 3-hour seminar per week.
PREREQUISITES: Third-year standing