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.
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%)
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