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2013 HPA277 Environmental Philosophy

Unit Level: Intermediate

Available as a Student Elective: Yes

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See also   HPA377

OFFERINGS
Not Offered

DESCRIPTION
Does it matter how we treat the natural world? If it does, why does it matter? Is good environmental management just 'good housekeeping' or are there more fundamental issues at stake? This unit introduces students to central themes in environmental philosophy and examines a number of current environmental issues such as global warming, biodiversity, and sustainability, as philosophical issues.

WEIGHT: 12.5%

ASSESSMENT:

HPA277 - 2500 words assessment involving a shorter written task earlier, and a longer essay later, in semester (60%), 2-hour examination (40%)
HPA377 - 3000 words assessment involving a shorter written task earlier, and a longer essay later, in semester (60%), 2-hour examination (40%)

TEACHING PATTERN:

Int: 2 hrs lectures weekly, 1-hr tutorial fortnightly

Ext: 2 hrs lectures weekly (via Lectopia), online tutorials (via MyLo)

FLEXIBLE & ONLINE STUDY OPTIONS
Note: Class attendance may still be required

   Web supported - L
Online access to some part of this unit online is optional
   Web dependent - H,W,I,N
Some parts of this unit will be taught online
About Flexible Study Options

REQUISITE INFO
Prereq 25% level 100 any faculty (S3T: 25% from Schedule B)

STAFF: Dr G Wood

FEES
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