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Climate Change and Individual Responsibility: Agency, Moral Disengagement and the Motivational Gap

  • Wouter Peeters
  • Andries De Smet
  • Lisa Diependaele
  • Sigrid Sterckx

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Wouter Peeters, Andries De Smet, Lisa Diependaele, Sigrid Sterckx
    Pages 1-5
  3. Wouter Peeters, Andries De Smet, Lisa Diependaele, Sigrid Sterckx
    Pages 6-46
  4. Wouter Peeters, Andries De Smet, Lisa Diependaele, Sigrid Sterckx
    Pages 47-93
  5. Wouter Peeters, Andries De Smet, Lisa Diependaele, Sigrid Sterckx
    Pages 94-106
  6. Wouter Peeters, Andries De Smet, Lisa Diependaele, Sigrid Sterckx
    Pages 107-117
  7. Wouter Peeters, Andries De Smet, Lisa Diependaele, Sigrid Sterckx
    Pages 118-123
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 124-150

About this book

Introduction

This book discusses the agency and responsibility of individuals in climate change, and argues that these are underemphasized, enabling individuals to maintain their consumptive lifestyles without having to accept moral responsibility for their luxury emissions.

Keywords

Climate change moral responsibility agency motivational gap human rights climate ethics argue climate climate change concept individual lifestyle media morality oral discourse phenomenology reason Theodor Storm understanding

Authors and affiliations

  • Wouter Peeters
    • 1
  • Andries De Smet
    • 2
  • Lisa Diependaele
    • 2
  • Sigrid Sterckx
    • 2
  1. 1.Vrije Universiteit BrusselBelgium
  2. 2.Ghent UniversityBelgium

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