Postgraduate Course: Ecology, Ethics and Religion (BIME11024)
|School||School of Biomedical Sciences
||College||College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||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.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Course Delivery Information
|Not being delivered|
| 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 religious 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.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Dr Sharron Ogle
|Course secretary||Miss Lauren Sandford
Tel: (0131 6)51 5470