Close to the Limits: Footprints, Ecological Minds and Cultures of Sustainability

Author/s Gianfranco Franz
Publishing Year 2019 Issue 2019/125 Language Italian
Pages 21 P. 47-67 File size 145 KB
DOI 10.3280/ASUR2019-125003
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The essay investigates the parable of the notion of sustainability from the founding moments of ‘ecological thought’, focusing on the failures of policies for sustainability and the limited contribution of humanistic and social disciplines for a different man/environment relationship. The path to the rediscovery of ecological thought ends questioning by dominant research and educational models, unable to deal with the cross-disciplinary demand required by the environmental question.

Keywords: Environment; footprints; cultures of sustainability; research; transdisciplinarity

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Gianfranco Franz, Approssimandosi ai limiti: Impronte, Menti ecologiche e Culture della sostenibilità in "ARCHIVIO DI STUDI URBANI E REGIONALI" 125/2019, pp 47-67, DOI: 10.3280/ASUR2019-125003