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Catherine Larrère

Catherine Larrère is a French philosopher who teaches at the University of Paris-Sorbonne on environment and ethics. She is former President of the French Green Foundation “Fondation de l’Ecologie Politique”.

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04.04.2016
Hope and ‘Heimat’: Do Greens Have a Vision That Can Work?

Green Parties in Europe have undergone astonishing growth and development over the past decades, but has the time now come to ask ‘Quo vadis’? An interview with Reinhard Bütikofer and Catherine Larrère by Michel Genet.

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01.07.2013
Progrès des arts et sagesse écologique

Le terme de progrès, riche de sens au XVIIIe siècle (à tel point qu’on ne l’employait qu’au pluriel et que l’on parlait, par exemple, des progrès des arts et des sciences) en est venu, au XIXe et au XXe siècles, à devenir synonyme de croissance économique : le progrès a été assimilé à l’accumulation matérielle.

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01.07.2013
El progreso del paradigma ecológico

Situar a nuestra sociedad y nuestra economía bajo un paradigma ecológico requerirá un cambio radical de nuestro concepto de progreso, concepto que hasta este momento ha sido sinónimo de crecimiento económico. También deberá implicar un cambio en nuestras relaciones con las tecnologías y una refundación de nuestras relaciones sociales.

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01.07.2013
The Progress of the Arts and Ecological Wisdom

Placing our society and economy within an ecological framework will require a radical rethink of what ‘progress’ means as to date this has become synonymous with economic growth. This will mean a change in our relationship with technology and a rebuilding of our social relations.

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