Ecological Literacy Education and the Transition to a Postmodern World

ISBN-10: 0791408744

ISBN-13: 9780791408742

Edition: 1992

Authors: David W. Orr

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List price: $31.95
Copyright year: 1992
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 11/8/1991
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 232
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

David W. Orr is Paul Sears Distinguished Professor of Environmental Studies and Politics at Oberlin College and the author of The Nature of Design: Ecology, Culture, and Human Intention, The Last Refuge: Patriotism, Politics, and the Environment in an Age of Terror, Earth in Mind: On Education, Environment, and the Human Prospect, and Ecological Literacy.

The Issue of SustainabilitY
The Problem of Sustainability
Two Meanings of Sustainability
A Tale of Two Systems: Sustainability in International Perspectives
Fragments of Strategy
Ecological Literacy
The Liberal Arts, the Campus, and the Biosphere: An Alternative to Bloom's Vision of Education
A Prerequisite to the Great Books of Allan Bloom: A Syllabus for Ecological Literacy
Place and Pedagogy
Education and Sustainability: An Approach
What is Education For?
Is Environmental Education an Oxymoron?
What Knowledge? For What Purposes?
Having Failed to Manage Ourselves, We Will Now Manage the Planet? An Opinion from the Back Forty
What Good is a Rigorous Research Agenda if You Don't Have a Decent Planet to Put it On? (Apologies to Thoreau)
Food Alchemy and Sustainable Agriculture
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