Word of the Week: Ontological

As in:  “The prize is not civic debate for its own sake but the formulation of policies to confront ontological insecurity by introducing democratically acceptable measures to mitigate the sustainability crisis.”BookCover_Future_is_not_what_it_used_to_be_cover

Friedrichs, J. (2013). The future is not what it used to be: Climate change and energy scarcity. Cambridge, Mass: MIT Press, p.176.

For definitions of ontological, consult the Oxford English Dictionary.

To learn more about ontological insecurity, consult the Credo Reference Collection.


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