Profile

Sconfienza, Umberto, Ph.D.


sconfienza (at) normativeorders [Punkt] net

Contact

  • Goethe-Universität Frankfurt
    Cluster of Excellence Normative Orders
    2.15

Tel. +49(0)69-798-31488

Projects and Positions in the Cluster

    Programming period 2012-2019

  • Post Docs

Research topic

The Environmental Trilemma

Subject areas

Environmental politics, environmental philosophy, political philosophy, philosophy of the social sciences

Main research interests

Ecomodernism, degrowth, environmental autoritharianism

Biographical Details

I hold a Ph.D. in Philosophy from Tilburg University. While there, I carried out my research at the Department of European and International Public Law, where I was affiliated with the group of Legal Philosophy.
Prior to that, in 2012, I graduated top of my class from the London School of Economics with an MSc in Philosophy of the Social Sciences. In 2014 I collaborated with Stakeholder Forum for a Sustainable Future (London) on an EU-funded project called “Conceptual Framework for the Sustainable Development Goals.” The aim of the project was to carry out stakeholder consultations and, then, building on this process, work with UN representatives in order to help them design a tool which they could use to choose a viable set of Sustainable Development Goals

Website

https://sconfumberto.wordpress.com/

Publications

  • Article
    • 2019
      • Sconfienza, Umberto (2019): Ecomodernist metaphors: what they reveal and what they hide. Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences (2019) 9:247-249.
        Details | doi.org/10.1007/s13412-019-00546-z
  • (nicht zugeordnet)
    • 2017
      • Open-Access-Logo Sconfienza, Umberto (2017): What can environmental narratives tell us about forestry conflicts? The case of REDD+ (2017) in: International Forestry Review 19 (S1), pp. 1-15.
        Details | Link to full text | https://doi.org/10.1505/146554817822407439
    • 2015
      • Sconfienza, Umberto (2015): The narrative of public participation in environmental governance and its normative presuppositions (2015) in: Review of European, Comparative & International Environmental Law (RECIEL) 24 (2), pp. 139-151.
        Details | https://doi.org/10.1111/reel.12120
      • Sconfienza, Umberto (2015): The We-mode problems in defining institutions, in: Chaparro Amaya, van Roermund, Herrera Romero (eds.), ¿Quiénes somos ‘nosotros’? O cómo (no) hablar en primera persona del plural, Editorial URosario, 2015. (in Spanish)
        Details
    • 2014
      • Sconfienza, Umberto (2014): Institutions without actions, in: Fadda, Giovagnoli, Givigliano, Stancati (eds.), The Nature of Social Reality, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2014
        Details
    • 2012
      • Open-Access-Logo Sconfienza, Umberto; Feis, Guglielmo (2012): Challenging the constitutive rules inviolability dogma, in: Phenomenology and Mind, vol.3, pp. 127-138, 2012.
        Details | Link to full text | http://dx.doi.org/10.13128/Phe_Mi-19612

Back to the list of persons


Headlines

Denken im Widerspruch

Prof. Dr. Rainer Forst, Co-Sprecher des Exzellenzclusters "Die Herausbildung normativer Ordnungen" zum Gedenken an Theodor W. Adorno aus Anlass seines 50. Todestags. Mehr...

„Noch einmal: Zum Verhältnis von Moralität und Sittlichkeit" - Vortrag von Jürgen Habermas am 19. Juni 2019. Skript und Aufzeichnung verfügbar

Die Meldung zum Vortrag finden Sie: Hier...
Weitere Informationen (Videoaufzeichnung, Skript und Medienecho) finden Sie: Hier...

"The History of Postmetaphysical Philosophy and the Future of Democracy" - Konferenz zu Ehren von Jürgen Habermas

Am 20. und 21. Juni fand am Exzellenzcluster "Die Herausbildung normativer Ordnungen" die Konferenz "The History of Postmetaphysical Philosophy and the Future of Democracy" statt.
Die Meldung zur Konferenz finden Sie hier...
Das Programm und weitere Informationen finden Sie hier...

Upcoming Events

20 August 2019, 7 pm

Goethe Lectures Offenbach: Prof. Dr. Klaus Günther: Wie frei sind wir im digitalen Echoraum? More...

9. September 2019, 11 Uhr

Workshop: Lehrbücher der Zukunft Mehr...

11. und 12. September 2019

Conference: Contextual Thinking in Economics. More...

-----------------------------------------

Latest Media

„Die gesellschaftlichen Voraussetzungen des Faschismus dauern fort“ Zur Aktualität Adornos

Podiumsdiskussion

Verzerrt das Kino die KI? Ein Gespräch über Privatheit, IT-Vertrauen und Repräsentation anhand von The Circle

Vinzenz Hediger im Gespräch mit Christoph Burchard
Talking About a Revolution: Rechtswissenschaft und Filmwissenschaft im Gespräch über künstliche Intelligenz und Kino

New full-text Publications

Kettemann, Matthias; Kleinwächter, Wolfgang; Senges, Max (2018):

The Time is Right for Europe to Take the Lead in Global Internet Governance. Normative Orders Working Paper 02/2018. More...

Kettemann, Matthias (2019):

Die normative Ordnung der Cyber-Sicherheit: zum Potenzial von Cyber-Sicherheitsnormen. Normative Orders Working Paper 01/2019. More...