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Design for Sustainability

Ibo van de Poel

in Philosophy, Technology, and the Environment

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035668
eISBN:
9780262337991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035668.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Ibo van de Poel claims that there is substantial disagreement about the exact conception of sustainability even if there is general agreement on its desirability. We should see sustainability as a ... More


Industrial Ecology and Environmental Design

Braden Allenby

in Philosophy, Technology, and the Environment

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035668
eISBN:
9780262337991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035668.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Braden Allenby examines industrial ecology, a field of study devoted to the relationships among industrial, economic, and natural systems premised on the idea that industrial systems should attempt ... More


Ecodesign in the Era of Symbolic Consumption

Zhang Wei

in Philosophy, Technology, and the Environment

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035668
eISBN:
9780262337991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035668.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Zhang Wei examines the role of design in environmentally sustainable products. Most models of sustainable design focus too much on the environmental impacts of products and too little on their ... More


Do We Consume Too Much?

Mark Sagoff

in Philosophy, Technology, and the Environment

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035668
eISBN:
9780262337991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035668.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Marc Sagoff examines the relation between sustainability and the production and consumption of consumer products. He takes the optimistic view that economic production will never be seriously ... More


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