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PHL 204

PHL 204

Environmental Ethics
  • View PHL 204 generic syllabus (for the syllabus for a specific section, please contact the instructor).
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  • For the most current list of course offerings see the class schedule.

Section 0H1



Des Plaines

 Tom Bowen

This is an Honors Program class taught in tandem with Contemporary Culture and the Arts (HUM 122). This course focuses on philosophers, visual artists, musicians, filmmakers and fiction writers whose work engages with a range of contemporary environmental ethics issues: relationships between human and nonhuman animals, "land ethics" ad respect for nature, sustainability, ecofeminism, and environmental racism.

Academic Program

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March 25
Registration opens for summer 2015.

March 29
Last day to withdraw with a "W" from 16-week courses; Students will receive a grade in all courses in which they are enrolled after March 29.

April 8
Registration opens for fall 2015 semester.

May 14, 15
Evaluation Days.

May 15
Last day of student attendance.

May 18
First summer 2015 interim classes begin.

May 18
Grading Day.
Faculty on campus and available to students at designated times.

May 19
Faculty grading due.

May 19

May 25
Memorial Day holiday, College closed.

June 8
Summer 2015 eight-week session begins.

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