This is an interdisciplinary Religion course in a growing subfield, Critical Animal Studies. Readings include reflections on human nature and on human and non-human animal relations by novelists, theologians, philosophers and scholars of religion.
Students entering 2012 and after: satisfies the Philosophical and Religious Perspectives distribution requirement.
Students entering before 2012: satisfies the Religion distribution requirement.
Counts as an elective in the Environmental Humanities track.