Volume 16 · Number 1 · Pages 026–029
“Radical” and Beyond: An Encounter between Relational Ontology and Sustainability Education

Alfredo Salomão Filho & Tanja Tillmanns

Log in download the full text in PDF

> Citation > Similar > References > Add Comment

Abstract

Open peer commentary on the article “Constructivism, Fast Thinking, Heuristics and Sustainable Development” by Hugh Gash. Abstract: We take a stance against radical constructivism as presented by Gash. Referring to Latour’s actor-network theory we argue in favor of relational ontologies associations with sustainability education, particularly in regard to an ontological shift towards hybrid forms of agency.

Handling Editor: Alexander Riegler

Citation

Salomão Filho A. & Tillmanns T. (2020) “radical” and beyond: An encounter between relational ontology and sustainability education. Constructivist Foundations 16(1): 026–029. https://constructivist.info/16/1/026

Export article citation data: Plain Text · BibTex · EndNote · Reference Manager (RIS)

References

Beck U. (2006) Cosmopolitan vision. Polity, Cambridge. ▸︎ Google︎ Scholar
Bellwood D., Hughes T. & Folke C. (2004) Confronting the coral reef crisis. Nature 429: 827–833. ▸︎ Google︎ Scholar
Bonnett M. (2000) Environmental concern and the metaphysics of education. Journal of the Philosophy of Education 34(4): 591–602. ▸︎ Google︎ Scholar
Coeckelbergh M. (2014) The moral standing of machines: Towards a relational and non-Cartesian moral hermeneutics. Philosophy and Technology 27(1): 61–77. ▸︎ Google︎ Scholar
Cook-Sather A., Becker J. W. & Giron A. (2020) While we are here: Resisting hegemony and fostering inclusion through rhizomatic growth via student-faculty pedagogical partnership. Sustainability 12(17): 6782. https://www.mdpi.com/2071–1050/12/17/6782
Delors J. (1996) Learning: The treasure within. UNESCO, Paris. ▸︎ Google︎ Scholar
Duhn I. & Galvez S. (2020) Doing curious research to cultivate tentacular becomings. Environmental Education Research 26(5): 731–741. ▸︎ Google︎ Scholar
Ferraro E. & Reid L. (2013) On sustainability and materiality: Homo faber, a new approach. Ecological Economics 96: 125–131. ▸︎ Google︎ Scholar
Glasersfeld E. von (1995) Radical constructivism: A way of knowing and learning. Falmer Press, London. https://cepa.info/1462
González-Gaudiano E. J. & Gutiérrez-Pérez J. (2017) Resilient education: Confronting perplexity and uncertainty. In: Jickling B. & Sterling S. (eds.) Post-sustainability and environmental education: Remaking education for the future. Palgrave Macmillan, Cham: 125–138. ▸︎ Google︎ Scholar
Hay R. (2005) Unsustainable way of life. Sustainable Development 325: 311–325. ▸︎ Google︎ Scholar
Jickling B. & Sterling S. (2017) Post-sustainability and environmental education: Remaking education for the future. Palgrave Macmillan, Cham. ▸︎ Google︎ Scholar
Ladson-Billings G. & Donnor J. (2005) The moral activist role of critical race theory scholarship. In: Denzin N. K. & Lincoln Y. S. (eds.) Handbook of qualitative research. Second edition. Sage, Thousand Oaks CA: 933–958. ▸︎ Google︎ Scholar
Latour B. (1993) We have never been modern. Harvard University Press, Cambridge. ▸︎ Google︎ Scholar
Latour B. (1996) On actor-network theory: A few clarifications plus more than a few complications. Soziale Welt, 47: 369–381. ▸︎ Google︎ Scholar
Latour B. (2005) Reassembling the social: An introduction to actor-network theory. Oxford University Press, Oxford. ▸︎ Google︎ Scholar
Law J. (2004) After method: Mess in social science research. Routledge, London. ▸︎ Google︎ Scholar
Law J. (2008) Actor network theory and material semiotics. In: Turner B. S. (ed.) The new Blackwell companion to social theory. Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester: 141–158. ▸︎ Google︎ Scholar
Le Grange L. (2017) Environmental education after sustainability. In: Jickling B. & Sterling S. (eds.) Post-sustainability and environmental education: Remaking education for the future. Palgrave Macmillan, Cham: 93–107. ▸︎ Google︎ Scholar
Mol A. (1999) Ontological politics: A word and some questions. In: Law J. & Hassard J. (eds.) Actor-network theory, and after. Blackwell, Oxford: 74–89. ▸︎ Google︎ Scholar
Mol A. (2010) Actor-network theory: Sensitive terms and enduring tensions. Zeitschrift für Soziologie 50(1): 253–269. ▸︎ Google︎ Scholar
Russell S. (2019) Human compatible: Artificial intelligence and the problem of control. Viking, New York. ▸︎ Google︎ Scholar
Schaab G. L. (2013) Relational ontology. In: Runehov A. L. C. & Oviedo L. (eds) Encyclopedia of sciences and religions. Springer, Dordrecht: 1974–1975. ▸︎ Google︎ Scholar
Somerville M. & Williams C. (2015) Sustainability education in early childhood: An updated review of research in the field. Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood 16(20): 102–117. ▸︎ Google︎ Scholar
Tillmanns T. (2020) Learning sustainability as an effect of disruption. Environmental Education Research 26(1): 14–26. ▸︎ Google︎ Scholar
Tutu D. M. (1999) No Future without forgiveness. Doubleday, New York. ▸︎ Google︎ Scholar
White L. (1967) The historical roots of our ecologic crisis. Science 155(3767): 1203–1207. ▸︎ Google︎ Scholar

Comments: 0

To stay informed about comments to this publication and post comments yourself, please log in first.