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ENVR 203 Knowledge, Ethics and Environment (3 credits)

Offered by: McGill School of Environment (School of Environment)

Administered by: Faculty of Science


Environment : Introduction to cultural perspectives on the environment: the influence of culture and cognition on perceptions of the natural world; conflicts in orders of knowledge (models, taxonomies, paradigms, theories, cosmologies), ethics (moral values, frameworks, dilemmas), and law (formal and customary, rights and obligations) regarding political dimensions of critical environments, resource use, and technologies.

Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013

Instructors: David Goodin (Fall) Jaye Dana Ellis, Renee Sieber, Iwao Hirose (Winter)

  • Fall - Macdonald Campus; Winter - Downtown
  • Section 001: Downtown Campus
  • Section 051: Macdonald Campus