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OLS Field Name OLS Field Data
Main Title Ecological literacy : education and the transition to a postmodern world /
Author Orr, David W.
Publisher State University of New York Press,
Year Published 1992
OCLC Number 22951790
ISBN 0791408736 (alk. paper) 0791408744 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Subjects Education--Aims and objectives ; Environmental education ; Human ecology
Local Library Info
Library Local Subject Local Note
N/A Sustainability Collection
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
ELDM  LB41.O745 1992 NHEERL/MED Library/Duluth,MN 09/29/2006
EOA LB41.O745 1992 Sustainability Collection Region 8 Technical Library/Denver,CO 03/31/1995
Collation xiii, 210 p. ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
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.