This course explores the contours of contemporary environmental thought and the diversity of approaches to environmental ethics. Emphasis is on critically understanding historical, cultural and ideological diversity while exploring the moral contours of human-nature interactions, both locally and globally. Topics may include the question of values in nature; environmental movements; aboriginal and postcolonial perspectives; social justice as related to the environment; spirituality; sustainability and consumption; the privatization of environmental morality; inhabiting vs. residing; place, art and environmental education. Lectures: Three hours a week. 06-09-2018-29-11-2018 Lecture Tuesday, Thursday 10:00AM - 11:15AM, Room to be Announced