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ENVA 310 The Commons: Land, Air and Water

ENVA 310 - The Commons: Land, Air and Water (4)

This course lays out some of the critical questions involving definitions, histories and mythologies having to do with the concept of “the commons” such as land, water and air. At the center of the course is the intellectual history of the notion of the “commons” and how this affects our general understanding of resources we all hold and share in common. The course engages in a multi-disciplinary inquiry involving fields including economics, politics, history, theology and religious studies, ecology, philosophy, geography, and psychology. Prerequisite: ENVA 109.