701-0703-00L  Environmental Ethics (University of Zurich)

SemesterAutumn Semester 2023
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Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionGerman
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UZH Module Code: 07SMEEE266

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701-0703-00 VEthik und Umwelt (Universität Zürich)
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Die Vorlesung wird von der UZH angeboten und findet im HS23 an der ETH statt.
2 hrs
Fri12:15-14:00HG F 7 »
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AbstractThe pressing environmental challenges of today demand a critical reflection. Ethics is an important tool for doing so. This lecture introduces the basics of ethics and provides in-depth knowledge of environmental ethics and its debates. This theoretical background will be applied and critically reflected using examples of current environmental challenges.
ObjectiveOn completion of this lecture, you have acquired the ability to identify, analyze, critically reflect and resolve ethical challenges in general and specifically regarding the environment. You know basic concepts, positions and lines of argumentation from the debate in environmental ethics, which you have applied and discussed in smaller exercises.

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ECTS credits3 credits
Typegraded semester performance
Language of examinationGerman
RepetitionRepetition only possible after re-enrolling for the course unit.
Additional information on mode of examinationAnmeldemodalitäten, Datum und Ort dieser Leistungskontrolle werden ausschliesslich von der UZH festgelegt.

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