(1999)

Abstract
The received understanding of interdisciplinarity in environmental higher education depends on constructions of the environmental agenda which tacitly privilege positivistic assumptions associated with the physical and biological sciences. If, however, we take seriously the heuristic force of the key humanities disciplines in regard to our environmental situation, precisely this privileging will be at issue. This suggests that collaboration across the full range of intellectual disciplines is needed not just to solve but to frame environmental problems. This requirement, however, may have to be met at the institutional level rather than at that of individual teachers and learners.
Keywords No keywords specified (fix it)
Categories (categorize this paper)
Options
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Request removal from index
Revision history

Download options

PhilArchive copy


Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy     Papers currently archived: 53,617
External links

Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
Through your library

References found in this work BETA

No references found.

Add more references

Citations of this work BETA

Add more citations

Similar books and articles

Environmental Virtues and Environmental Justice.Paul Haught - 2011 - Environmental Ethics 33 (4):357-375.
Interdisciplinarity and Higher Education.Anthony J. Lisska - 1981 - Teaching Philosophy 4 (2):197-200.
The Schopenhauerian Challenge in Environmental Ethics.G. E. Varner - 1985 - Environmental Ethics 7 (3):209-229.

Analytics

Added to PP index
2011-07-13

Total views
22 ( #452,597 of 2,348,910 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
1 ( #512,628 of 2,348,910 )

How can I increase my downloads?

Downloads

My notes