Ecological reasoning and decision making in innovation-oriented industry sectors at the periphery of Europe: Reconciling divergent values and interests

(Raciocínio ecológico e a tomada de decisão em sectores industriais orientados para a inovação na periferia da Europa: Reconciliando valores e interesses divergentes)


Feb 2017 - 2019

João Deus Santos Saagua

Long-term policy problems such as climate change and sustainable development are characterised not only by their controversial social consequences and relation to “the common good”, but also and especially by the epistemic and practical uncertainties involved in their formulation. These uncertainties pave the way for institutional and cultural assumptions and values to play a significant role in decision-making processes. This project aims to account for the role values play in debates and decisions of major industry actors concerning transition to a low-carbon economy. By comparing and refining the contemporary instruments of analysis to examine the ethical issues underlying the technological management of the climate system, we pursue a systematic assessment of the cultural, political and practical aspects of the patterns of reasoning employed by the major actors of the mentioned transition. The practical implication consists of a series of viable proposals that could enhance communication and collaboration across disciplinary, cultural and sectoral boundaries.

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Steven Gouveia, 13 December 2017, 16h

Steven Gouveia presents A Neurophilosophical Account of Perception The Mind…

December 13, 2017

Andri Christodoulou, 11 Dec 2017, 16h30

ArgLab Research Colloquium | "Using argumentation as a tool for…

December 11, 2017

Elisabetta Montanari, 27 Nov 2017, 16h

ArgLab Research Colloquium | "Learning Consistency Via Argumentation"

November 27, 2017

Dina Mendonça, Fr 27 Nov 17 Sala 606 TB, 16h

Dina Mendonça on the Role of Reflexivity and Meta-Emotions in…

November 24, 2017

Klaus Gaertner, 15 November 2017, 16h

Klaus Gartner RIP Mind & Cognition Seminar, The Dynamics of…

November 15, 2017

Fabrizio Macagno, 13 November 2017, 16h

ArgLab Research Colloquium | "Evidence for misunderstandings"

November 13, 2017

Conference on Value Disagreement

VDC-2017: International Conference on Value Disagreement @IFILNOVA

November 09, 2017

Assimakis Tseronis, 16 October 2017, 16h

ArgLab Research Colloquium | "Multimodal Argumentation: Building Bridges between Argumentation…

October 16, 2017

Andrés Soria Ruiz, 13th October 2017, 11h

Talk by Andrés Soria Ruiz, Institut Nicod | Fr. 13.10.2017…

October 13, 2017

Workshop on Legal evidence and argumentation

The workshop aims at exploring the notion of expert-based evidence…

October 11, 2017

RIP Seminar with Rob Clowes, 4th October 2017 at 16h.

Mind & Cognition RIP Seminar on Material Agency and Strong…

October 04, 2017

Marcin Lewiński, 2 October 2017, 16h

ArgLab Research Colloquium | "Disagreeing, misunderstanding and strawmanning"

October 02, 2017


Faculdade de Direito Universidade Nova de Lisboa