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701-0764-00L  Crtical Reflection Upon the Economic Growth Paradigm

SemesterSpring Semester 2018
LecturersI. Seidl
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionGerman
CommentNumber of participants limited to 25.

Target groups: Agricultural Sciences (BSc/MSc) and Environmental Sciences (BSc/MSc).

Priority is given to target groups until January 29th, 2018.

The waiting list will be deleted on Febraury 4th, 2018.


AbstractIn this seminar we will read and discuss about three scientific papers which thoroughly and critically deal with economic growth and environmental topics.
ObjectiveEnhanced knowledge on ecological economics, growth critics of ecological economics, energetical-material implications of growth, consumer criticism and growth-critical traditions of thought. Reading and reflection upon scientific textes.
ContentGrowth theory, growth paradigm, growth criticism, energy, entropy, neoclassics versus ecological economics, consumer theories and consumerism.
Prerequisites / NoticeParticipation in course 701-0758-00L Ecological Economics: basics and growth critisism (parallel oder former participation) or very good basic knowledge in ecological economics or environmental economicse