Multiple Ways of Knowing in Environmental Decision Making (ENVS 811.3)

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Syllabus / Public content Section Term Instructor
ENVS 811 01 January 2016 Mary Barrett (primary instructor)

Description

This course is set in the context of environmental decision-making, and involves critical examination of human-nature relations and multiple ways of knowing (epistemologies). Knowledge systems addressed include, but are not limited to, Aboriginal knowledge systems and intuitive ways of knowing. Applications to the legal "duty to consult" with Aboriginal peoples will be addressed, and students are asked to analyze their own decision-making beliefs and practices in the context of multiple understandings of the world.

Note

Students in the School of Environment and Sustainability will be given priority up to a limit of 15.

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