280.732 Focus: Law concerning - Land Use Ethics
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2021S, SE, 2.0h, 4.0EC

Properties

  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 4.0
  • Type: SE Seminar
  • Format: Distance Learning

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to...

After successful completion of the course, students are familiar with a selection of ethical approaches to the use of land. Aldo Leopold, in his 1949 book “A Sand County Almanac”, inaugurated “land ethic” as a field of applied ethics. Students will learn about a variety of applications to land policy, property, and planning.

Subject of course

The seminar »Land Use Ethics« examines a selection of ethical approaches to the use of land. Topics include

  • Basic concepts of land use ethics: From Aldo Leopold to COVID-19
  • Ethics and the cartographic representation of land
  • Ethics and the social coordination of land uses
  • Planning for human dignity
  • Essential injustice and land use planning
  • Ethics and the ownership of land
  • Spatial commons and land use ethics
  • Ethics and the social function of property in land
  • Ethics and the use of land for housing
  • Ethics and the use of land for food production
  • Ethics, post-growth planning and the notion of more-than-human
  • Ethics and the call for environmental justice
  • Planning for animal dignity

Teaching methods

Discourse analysis; literature review; student presentations; break-out groups; active participation in discussions

Mode of examination

Written

Additional information

Please consider the plagiarism guidelines of TU Wien when writing your seminar paper: Directive concerning the handling of plagiarism (PDF)

Lecturers

Institute

Course dates

DayTimeDateLocationDescription
Wed16:00 - 18:0014.04.2021 - 23.06.2021 Distance Learning (LIVE)SE-Einheit
Focus: Law concerning - Land Use Ethics - Single appointments
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Wed14.04.202116:00 - 18:00 Distance LearningSE-Einheit
Wed21.04.202116:00 - 18:00 Distance LearningSE-Einheit
Wed28.04.202116:00 - 18:00 Distance LearningSE-Einheit
Wed05.05.202116:00 - 18:00 Distance LearningSE-Einheit
Wed12.05.202116:00 - 18:00 Distance LearningSE-Einheit
Wed19.05.202116:00 - 18:00 Distance LearningSE-Einheit
Wed26.05.202116:00 - 18:00 Distance LearningSE-Einheit
Wed02.06.202116:00 - 18:00 Distance LearningSE-Einheit
Wed09.06.202116:00 - 18:00 Distance LearningSE-Einheit
Wed16.06.202116:00 - 18:00 Distance LearningSE-Einheit
Wed23.06.202116:00 - 18:00 Distance LearningSE-Einheit

Examination modalities

Presentation (30%), active participation (30%), 5-page seminar paper (40%).

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
22.02.2021 10:00 13.04.2021 12:00 13.04.2021 12:00

Precondition

The student has to be enrolled for at least one of the studies listed below

Curricula

Study CodeSemesterPrecon.Info
066 440 Spatial Planning

Literature

No lecture notes are available.

Language

German