Cultural Ecology

Course Code :1001WETCEC
Study domain:Biology
Academic year:2017-2018
Semester:1st semester
Contact hours:23
Credits:3
Study load (hours):84
Contract restrictions: No contract restriction
Language of instruction:Dutch
Exam period:exam in the 1st semester
Lecturer(s)Louis Beyens

3. Course contents *

This course deals with the interaction men - environment. It focusses on the adaptation of human cultures to changes in their environment. It offers a reflection on an key stone in human evolution: the origin of agriculture, i.e. the domestication of plants. This topic will be approached from different views: biological, anthropological, philosophical.