PHIL 130   Food Ethics (3 Hours)

This course provides a survey of food ethics. It focuses on the emergence of food ethics as a topic of careful philosophical study and its connection to environmental ethics and other issues in moral and political philosophy. This course contextualizes food ethics within the broader framework of moral philosophy, examining various theoretical approaches and perspectives developed in Western and Eastern philosophy. Lastly, this course looks at specific controversies pertaining to the production, marketing, distribution, and consumption of food resources.