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Art-Science for Sustainability

Abstract The complexity and interconnectedness of sustainability issues has led to the joining of disciplines. This effort has been primarily within the sciences with minimal attention given to the relationship between science and art. The exclusion of art is problematic since sustainability challenges are not only scientific and technical; they are also cultural, so the arts, as shapers of culture, are critical components that warrant representation. In addition to contributing to the production of culture, arts have also been credited as catalysts for scientific breakthroughs; thus it stands to reason that understanding art-science integration will benefit sustainability’s focus on use-inspired basic research. I focus on placing art and science on... (more)
Created Date 2015
Contributor Cardenas, Edgar (Author) / Klett, Mark (Advisor) / Minteer, Ben A (Advisor) / Hackett, Edward J (Committee member) / Childers, Dan (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Sustainability / Social psychology / Fine arts
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 253 pages
Language English
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Note Doctoral Dissertation Sustainability 2015
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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