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Interdisciplinarity and Climate Change


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Introduction- Chapter 1 - Contexts of Interdisciplinarity Chapter 2 - Coda to `Contexts of Interdisciplinarity': The Case of Climate Change-Critical Realist Interdisciplinarity: A Research Agenda to Support Action on Global Warming Chapter 3 - Seven Theses on CO 2 -reductionism and Its Interdisciplinary Counteraction Chapter 4 - The Dangerous Climate of Disciplinary Tunnel Vision Chapter 5 - Consumption-A Missing Dimention in Climate Policy Chapter 6 - Global Warming and Cultural/Media Articulations of Emerging and Contending Social Imaginaries: A Critical Realist Perspective Chapter 7 - Climate change: Brokering Interdisciplinarity across the Physical and Social Sciences Chapter 8 -- The Need for a Transdisciplinary Understanding of Development in a Hot and Crowded World Chapter 9 - Knowledge, Democracy and Action in Response to Climate Change Chapter 10 - Technological Idealism -The Case of the Thorium Fuel Cycle: A Critical Analysis Chapter 11- Food Crisis and Global Warming: Critical Realism and the Need to Re-institutionalize Science Chapter 12- Towards a Dialectics of Knowledge and Care in the Global System Chapter 13-Epilogue - A Conference Tourist and His Confessions: On the Travelling Circus of Climate Change

About the Author

Roy Bhaskar is the originator of the philosophy of critical realism and the author of many acclaimed and influential works, including A Realist Theory of Science, The Possibility of Naturalism, Scientific Realism and Human Emancipation, Reclaiming Reality, Philosophy and the Idea of Freedom, Dialectic: The Pulse of Freedom, Plato Etc, Reflection on Meta-reality and From Science to Emancipation. He is an editor of Critical Realism: Essential Readings and was the founding chair of the Centre for Critical Realism. Currently he is a World Scholar at the University Of London Institute of Education. .

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