Christian Arnsperger, né en à Munich, est un économiste. Docteur en sciences économiques de l’UCLouvain (Louvain-la-Neuve), il est professeur à. Christian Arnsperger’s blog – Thinking about how to protect and regenerate natural, social, and cultural capital within a genuinely circular economy. Christian Arnsperger, University of Lausanne, Institut de Géographie et Durabilité Department, Faculty Member. Studies Transition to sustainable economies.

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Monetary federalism and the recovery of Swiss sovereignty: The Use of Economics in a Complex Economy Foreword Ken Wilber 1. Political Philosophy and Applied Ethics. Offering an original and path-breaking combination of insights from Hayek, the theory of complexity, and the Frankfurt School of social criticism, Arnsperger discusses how such a free economy would generate its specific brand of economics, called “Critical Political Economy” CONTENTS: However, that view itself is, as I argue, fundamentally flawed because it rests on unspoken assumptions about rationality, markets and christin optimality that have been thwarted by the recent financial meltdown.

Ethique de l’existence post-capitaliste: A mixture of settlement and movement prevailed in this vast region for millennia — with a complexity that is still baffling historians today, and with a number of enigmas still unsolved.

This book offers a critical assessment of contemporary mainstream economics by showing that the discipline has become much too narrow and misses out on the full spectrum of human existence. My aim is to understand how banks arnspergeg The role played by money and by monetary anthropology in sustainability issues is being increasingly recognized nowadays.


International Social Science Journal. Pour un militantisme existentiel Paris, Cerf, more. Can such sustainabilty-oriented practices as voluntary simplicity, downshifting, collaborative economies or negative-interest currencies ever scale up and generalize if what continues to structure our economic exchanges is competition and the fear of losing and failing?

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This would modify the structure of costs and prices and the regulatory and legal framework in such a way that profit-maximizing banks will finance only green investment and production projects. A full-spectrum critique Cohen, Rawls and the advent of an analytical dialectics more. Most mainstream economists today have abandoned neoclassical economics and have, for very sound reasons, attempted to move beyond it. afnsperger

Two issues are especially problematic: Is our “geographicity” nowadays an obstacle to, or rather a stimulation for, the development of a more acute awareness as to the biosphere’s limits and the environmental constraints which our economic exchanges should heed?

Bioregionalism, biotic community-building, and the contemporary North American reflection on social and ecological sustainability more. I explain the shortcomings of the current money system of fractional-reserve banking, I describe the ways in which Plain Money project intends to remedy these shortcomings, and I present the main criticisms which the promoters of the project need to face if they are to make it credible.


Contrasting the socioeconomic views of mainstream and alternative banks more. Could environmentally oriented complementary currencies — whether local or global — provide credible answers to today’s ecological challenges?

Towards an existential ecological economics] more. Averting A Neoliberal Apocalypse: This article appears as Appendix C in “Money and Sustainability: The Missing Link” see Books section above.

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What is needed today is a banking sub-sector that champions a different worldview, a christixn innovative socioeconomic ethics. Chrixtian an explanation, in sections C. Is either of the familiar figures of homo economicus and homo sociologicus — as antagonistic as they might be on other counts — still relevant for grasping the new relationship we require today between humans and nature? This third — and penultimate — installment continues, once more, where chrustian previous post left off.

This fourth and last installment continues, yet again, where the previous post left off. It draws together three of the most significant strands in contemporary reflection on “alternative” money: Did an ingrained “frontier mentality” and a specifically North-American relationship to geographical space contribute to a model of unsustainability unique to the United States?