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1. Introduction

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PART I: Sustainability and Ethics

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2. The Meaning of Sustainability

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3. The Inherent Ethical Dimension of Sustainability – Toward a Relational Ethical Perspective

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4. Limits and Potential of Traditional Moral Philosophy and Current Ethics – Some Arguments For the Need For a New Type of Sustainability Ethics

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4.1 The Limits of Utilitarianism and Deontology

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4.2 Environmental Ethics and Sustainability Ethics

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4.3 Virtue Ethics and Ethics of Care: The Ethical Relevance of Relationships

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4.4 The Ethical Relevance of Social Structures and Institutions

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5. The Challenges of Sustainability Ethics

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PART II: Meta-structures and Sustainability

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6. Sustainability, Institutions, and Patterns of Thought and Action

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7. Meta-structures

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7.1 Science As a Meta-structure

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7.2 Technology As a Meta-structure

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7.3 The Economy As a Meta-structure

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7.4 Interrelations Among Meta-structures

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8. The Impact of the Web of Meta-structures on the Sustainability Relations

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PART III: Toward a New Sustainability Ethics

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9. The Relational Dimension of Sustainability Ethics and the Role of Individual Morality

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9.1 Ethics of the Human–Nature Relationship

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9.2 Ethical Specifics of the Relationship With Future Generations

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9.3 Sustainability and the Ethics of the Relationship Between Contemporaries

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9.4 An Integrated Ethical Approach to All Sustainability Relations: The Sustainable Person

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10. The Structural Dimension of Sustainability Ethics

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10.1 An Ethical Critique of the Existing Web of Meta-structures

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10.1.1 The Reduction of the Human–Nature Relation

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10.1.2 The Reduction of the Relationship with Future Generations

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10.1.3 The Reduction of the Relationship Between Contemporaries

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10.1.4 Conclusion

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10.2 Guidelines for a Redesign of the Meta-structures

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10.3 Examples of Internal Structural Change: Biomimicry, Industrial Ecology, and Fair Trade

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10.4 Excursus: Rationality, Human Self-identity, and Meta-structures

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PART IV: Toward an Encompassing Sustainability Research

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11. The Need For a New Type of Sustainability Research

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12. Inter- and Transdisciplinarity

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12.1 Interdisciplinary Integration of Sciences and Sustainability Ethics

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12.2 Transdisciplinary Integration of Research Into the Sustainability Relations

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13. Capabilities and Personal Identity of the Researcher

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14. The Role of Philosophy for Sustainability Research

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15. Conclusion

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Index

The book identifies the specific ethical aspects of sustainability and develops ethical tools to analyze them. It also provides a methodological framework to integrate ethical and scientific analyses of sustainability issues, and explores the notion of a new type of self-reflective inter- and transdisciplinary sustainability research. With this, the book aims to strengthen the overall ability of academics to contribute to the analysis and solution of sustainability issues in an inclusive and integrated way.

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Language
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