Wilderness & Human Values


Thomas Cole. Expulsion from the Garden of Eden. 1828.

ENVR140 Wilderness & Human Values (4 units) Spring 2017

Environmental Studies 140 explores historical and cultural perspectives on the human relationship with the natural world, from the Paleolithic and Neolithic ages to the present.  ENVR140 incorporates western and eastern traditions, drawing on religious and secular approaches, and pays particular attention to the ideas and texts on which the modern environmental movement has been built, culminating with a global portrait of contemporary developments and dilemmas.

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