The Ethics of Climate Change: Reshaping Responsibilities for Present and Future Generations (ECLIRE)

Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna
LEVEL
Seasonal school
TYPE
Course
MODES
-
LANGUAGE
-
ECTS
40
PERIOD
21/02/2022 to 25/02/2022

Course Description

The seasonal school aims to train participants on the ethics of climate change through a triple perspective: individual, global and intergenerational. It will also do so by opening up to disciplines beyond political and moral philosophy, such as political science, metaphysics, sociology and economics. The overall objective is to provide participants with the normative keys to analyse climate mitigation policies in the light of criteria such as historical responsibility, global asymmetries of economic power and adaptive capacity, and duties of justice towards future generations. The issue of social acceptability and socio-economic consequences will also be taken into account through the contribution of sociologists and social scientists. This will be preceded by an opening day with hard scientists dedicated to the introduction to climate change and the discussion of possible future risk scenarios.

Subject area

Environment City Climate

Educational-info

Prerequisites

at least B/ECTS grades proficient self-certified knowledge of English (at least B2 level)

ECTS

40

Validation mode

Written Examination

Maximum number of students

20

Organizer

Partner

Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna

Faculty

SSSA

Department

SSSA

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