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Description

This course explores the values (aesthetic, moral, cultural, religious, prudential, political) expressed in the choices of food people eat.

Analyzes the decisions individuals make about what to eat, how society should manage food production and consumption collectively, and how reflection on food choices might help resolve conflicts between different values.

Course Curriculum

  • Three Moral Theories Unlimited
  • Consequentialism and Famine Unlimited
  • Deontology and Famine Unlimited
  • Politics and Famine Unlimited
  • Oppression Unlimited
  • Food Security and Food Sovereignty Unlimited
  • Food and Social Meaning Unlimited
  • Religion, Virtue and Food Production Unlimited
  • Justice and Food Production Unlimited
  • Capitalism and Liberty Unlimited
  • Capitalism and the Food System, part 1 Unlimited
  • Capitalism and the Food System, part 2 Unlimited
  • Animal Liberation and Moral Community Unlimited
  • Animal Welfare and Industrial Animal Agriculture Unlimited
  • Is it Bad to Kill Animals? Unlimited
  • Consumer Ethics Unlimited
  • Waste Unlimited
  • Industrial Plant Agriculture: Weighing Values? Unlimited
  • Environmentalism Unlimited
  • Locavorism Unlimited
  • Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs): Good, Bad, or ??? Unlimited

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology