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Approaches to Environmental Ethics: Theories, Values and Methods WF-FI-SANDLERApTo-ER
Wykład (WYK) Semestr letni 2019/20

Informacje o zajęciach (wspólne dla wszystkich grup)

Liczba godzin: 30
Limit miejsc: 20
Zaliczenie: Egzaminacyjny
Literatura:

J.S. Mill, “Nature,” https://www.earlymoderntexts.com/assets/pdfs/mill1873b.pdf

Paul Taylor, “Respect for Nature,” https://rintintin.colorado.edu/~vancecd/phil3140/Taylor.pdf

Gifford Pinchot, “The Training of a Forester,” up to ‘The Forester’s Point of View,’

http://www.basiccarpentrytechniques.com/Forestry/The%20Training%20of%20a%20Forester/31367-h.htm

William Baxter, “The Case for Optimum Pollution,” http://hettingern.people.cofc.edu/Environmental_Ethics_SP_10/Baxter_Case_for_Optimal_Pollution.pdf

Peter Singer, “All Animals are Equal,” https://digitalcommons.brockport.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1179&context=phil_ex

Immanuel Kant, “Duties to Animals,” excerpt from Lectures on Ethics

Karen Warren, “The Power and the Promise of Ecological Feminism,” http://www.cfs-umich.org/EERead/6Warren-PowerPromise.pdf

Aldo Leopold, Part III: The Upshot, A Sand County Almanac

Bill Devall and George Sessions, Deep Ecology, Living as if Nature Mattered, excerpt

Holmes Rolston, III, “Duties to Endangered Species,” https://mountainscholar.org/bitstream/handle/10217/37602/Duties_to_Endangered_Species.pdf?sequence=1&isAllowed=y

Ronald Sandler, Environmental Virtue Ethics, https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/9781444367072.wbiee090

Efekty uczenia się:

Students will develop informed, well-reasoned views on which theories are and which are not well justified.

The course requirements include:

- Preparedness for class meetings and discussion participation

- Exam on core course content

- Three short critical essays (maximum one page each)

Metody i kryteria oceniania:

Methods of knowledge verification

- Exam

- Short essays

Zakres tematów:

- What is the purpose or function of a theory of environmental ethics. This topic includes studying what ethics is, what theories are or do in ethics and other domains, and what we should expect our of a theory of environmental ethics in particular. It also involves thinking about how theories are or could be justified – that is, about methods of justification in ethics.

- What are the primary normative theories in analytical environmental ethics. This topic includes studying what have been the most influential normative theories within environmental ethics, such as deontological, consequentialist, pragmatic, and virtue oriented theories. It also involves critically evaluating the arguments for and against the theories.

- What are the primary value theories in analytical environmental ethics. This topic includes studying what have been the most influential value theories within environmental ethics, such as biocentric, anthropocentric, sentientist, ecocentric, and pluralistic theories. It also involves critically evaluating the arguments for and against the theories.

Metody dydaktyczne:

Method of teaching

- Online content delivery

- Lecture

- Discussion

Grupy zajęciowe

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Grupa Termin(y) Prowadzący Miejsca Akcje
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Ronald Sandler, Dominika Dzwonkowska 0/20 szczegóły
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