About PHIL 1635 A

Explores topics concerning the ethical dimensions of eating, such as the ethical status of contemporary food-production techniques, using the tools of philosophical argument and analysis. Content, readings, and assignments vary by section and instructor. Credit not awarded for both PHIL 1635 and versions of the course offered as PHIL 1010 to 1029.


Open to Degree and PACE students

Section Description

This class will discuss various ethical concerns about the contemporary food system. Exact topics are to be determined by us but, in the past, have included: Raising animals for food, organic agriculture, food workers, and consumer ethics.

Section Expectation

The textbook is Barnhill, Budolfson, and Doggett, eds., Food, Ethics and Society. ISBN: 0199321744


1. Short, frequent writing assignments 2. Three exams 3. Class participation

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