For a New Ecological Thought

Author/s Gianfranco Franz
Publishing Year 2020 Issue 2020/1 Language English
Pages 20 P. 71-90 File size 136 KB
DOI 10.3280/RISS2020-001005
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The essay investigates the trajectory of the notion of sustainability, starting from the founding moments of the ecological thought and the environmental crisis. The author highlights the substantial failure of culture and policies for sustainable de-velopment and the limited contribution of humanistic, social, and arts disciplines to the construction of a different relationship between human beings and the envi-ronment. The backwards cultural path, to the rediscovery of ecologized and trans-disciplinary thought, ends with an analysis of research and dominant educational models.

Keywords: Environment, footprints, anthropocene, cultures of sustainability, re-search, transdisciplinary education

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Gianfranco Franz, For a New Ecological Thought in "RIVISTA DI STUDI SULLA SOSTENIBILITA'" 1/2020, pp 71-90, DOI: 10.3280/RISS2020-001005