SUST Course Archive

  • Course catalog archive: These courses were designated by the faculty member teaching individual sections of the course at the launch of the official SUST designation in 2016. Check the current and upcoming course listings to see when these sections will be offered again.

Course description: Consideration of the ethical issues arising from human interaction with the environment, including population pressure, pollution, conservation and preservation. Focus on the grounds of our obligation to resolve such issues; the question of what persons and things are worthy of moral consideration; and the respective roles of individuals, organizations and government in addressing environmental problems. Case studies will be used to trace the implications of various ethical and political theories. Prerequisite: 151 and PHIL 214