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    Saint Michael's College
   
 
  Sep 23, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

PH 209 - Philosophy of Science, Technology, and Environment


This course includes topics in philosophy of science, philosophy of technology, and environmental philosophy. Questions may include: What is the goal of science? Are all sciences reducible to physics? Do we use technology, or does technology use us? Is nature intrinsically valuable? What is the moral status of plants and animals? What are our responsibilities to future generations? Readings include classic and/or contemporary texts.

Prerequisites: PH 103

Full course
Liberal Studies Curriculum: Study of Christian Traditions and Thought