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Ecological literacy : education and the transition to a postmodern world

Author: David W Orr
Publisher: Albany : State University of New York Press, ©1992.
Series: SUNY series in constructive postmodern thought.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Named Person: Christa Bürger
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David W Orr
ISBN: 0791408736 9780791408735 0791408744 9780791408742
OCLC Number: 22951790
Description: xiii, 210 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: The problem of sustainability --
Two meanings of sustainability --
A tale of two systems: sustainability in international perspective --
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? 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.
Series Title: SUNY series in constructive postmodern thought.
Responsibility: David W. Orr.

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