Undergraduate Course: Ecology, Ethics and Religion (THET10021)
||School of Divinity
||College of Humanities and Social Science
||Available to all students
|Credit level (Normal year taken)
||SCQF Level 10 (Year 3 Undergraduate)
|Home subject area
||Theology and Ethics
||Other subject area
||Taught in Gaelic?
||The study of ecological ethics, and the investigation of the relationship between ecological ethics and religions through primary texts in ecological ethics and religious environmentalism, and case studies of religious practice in relation to ecological issues.
Information for Visiting Students
||Visiting students should have at least 3 Divinity/Religious Studies courses at grade B or above (or be predicted to obtain this). We will only consider University/College level courses.
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Course Delivery Information
|Delivery period: 2010/11 Semester 1, Available to all students (SV1)
||WebCT enabled: Yes
|New College||Lecture||1-11|| 11:10 - 13:00|
||Week 1, Thursday, 11:10 - 13:00, Zone: New College. Baillie Room |
|Main Exam Diet S1 (December)||Ecology, Ethics and Religion||2:00||16 sides|
Summary of Intended Learning Outcomes
|By the end of the course learners should be able to do the following: expound compare and critically discuss specified concepts and approaches in ecological ethics, and religious practices and beliefs in relation to ecology; describe critically the relationship between relgious and philosophical narrations of creation/nature and human being, and in particular as these affect the natural environment; display a capacity for moral reasoning to contemporary ecological dilemmas.
|Essay 30%, weekly reflections 20%, 2 hour Degree examination 50%.
||Prof M Northcott
Tel: (0131 6)50 8947
||Mrs Joanne Cannon
Tel: (0131 6)50 8900
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