GER 261 ENVIRON CONSCIOUS IN GERMANY
An examination of changes in the conceptions of nature leading to the development of an environmental consciousness in Germany from the 18th through the 20th century. Readings include texts from Kant, Heidegger, and Hans Jonas. Topics include the state of nature, the forest, the Rhine, nudism, the Green party, and the city of Freiburg as environmental model.
This course may include an optional section that will meet for an additional hour each week to discuss supplemental readings in German. Students participating in the foreign language section will receive one additional credit hour, pass/not passed marking.
Cross Listed Courses
This is the same course as ES 261
Enrollment limited to 38 students.