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B.S. in Actuarial Science

Otterbein University Course Catalogs

2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Jun 22, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

INST 2208 - Sustainability and the Environment

Hours: 3
Investigates ethical, political, and metaphysical questions concerning the environment and human beings’ relationship to it. Issues in environmental ethics are becoming ever-more pressing as contemporary society confronts its environmental problems. Investigates philosophical views on the value of nature, the moral status of animals, our responsibilities to preserve species and natural objects (like trees), and our obligations to future generations. How our behavior with respect to the environment affects other human beings. Among other topics that may be discussed include population explosion, world hunger, pollution, economics and the environment, and energy and global justice.
Notes: Cross-listed with PHRE 2400.