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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHL 2120 - Ethics, Ecology, and the Beauty of Nature

Credits: 4
Normally the beauty of nature is just taken for granted, but how would we describe what makes nature beautiful? Is beauty equivalent to the ecology of the system? Is natural beauty just a cultural idea? Do we have a responsibility to preserve natural beauty? To create it? Should we judge natural landscape and human created landscapes according to the same standards? This course examines these types of questions in order for students to reflect upon the beauty (or lack thereof) found in the world around them.
Fulfills: E and W in LS Core