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Energy Ethics: a Literature Review

Giovanni Frigo


This article is intended as a broad review of contributions from the humanities and social sciences to the theme of energy ethics. Although not exahustive and (unfortunately) limited to the English-speaking world, it surveys, describes and discusses several past and recent books and articles as well as interdisicplinary projects and conferences that are relevant to energy ethics broadly construed. The primary goals of this literature review are to provide some orientation to the readers of this Special Issue (vol. 6.1 and 6.2) and to stimulate more dialog, creativity and intellectual engagements concerning the emerging field of energy ethics.


energy ethics; philosophy of energy; energy; literature review; anthropology of energy; energy ethnography; energy humanities; energy studies; petroculture; religion;

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