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Diminishing footprints: exploring the local and global challenges to place-based environmental education

Diminishing footprints: exploring the local and global challenges to place-based environmental education
– New EER Article Alert
David Chang
Pages: 1-11 | DOI: 10.1080/13504622.2016.1249458

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The Aesthetics of Business

An aesthetic judgment, according to John Dobson, consists of five elements: disinterest, subjectivity, inclusivity, contemplativity, and internality. In his article “Aesthetics as a Foundation for Business Activity” 175 more words

Should I act justly for virtues sake or for the sake of the social contract? Acting in self interest, the ethical way, for the best results - how self interest shapes ethicsĀ 

Its philosophy reading week – it’s a magical time for panicked essay writing by those less prepared than I am, and a great time for me to explore complex ethical questions at wild lengths after long lie ins. 1,898 more words

Ethics

Interview with Adam Omelianchuk, our new graduate research assistant

Where are you from?

The Twin Cities of Minnesota.

What drew you to want to work with our project?

There are two things that come to mind. 744 more words

Virtue, Happiness, & The Meaning Of Life

The complex relationship between metaphysics and ethics

The point of Stoic philosophy is to help us live a worthwhile life. That task fell to one of the three Stoic topoi, i.e., areas of study, known as the ethics. 1,481 more words

Virtue Ethics

Cooperation pays off

A fair amount of my posts have been about ethics, even though I usually don’t discuss the theoretical thinking behind the moral. There’s no doubt that we need to become saints in order to succeed with everything, but ethics is the theory and we shouldn’t apply all of it to our lives. 506 more words

Politics

The Stoic spectrum and the thorny issue of preferred indifferents

One of the things I truly enjoy about Stoicism is its alleged “paradoxes.” Cicero wrote a whole book to explain them, and they still puzzle people when they first (and second, and third) encounter them. 1,091 more words

Ancient Stoicism