Introduction: Why a Worldly Philosophy?

Module 1, Lesson 1.1: Scarcity and Surplus in Human Well-Being

 

Associate Professor Paulo dos Santos examines three crucial pairs of concepts in political economy and how humans are uniquely capable of changing how we interact with nature and ourselves.

By the end of this video, learners will be able to:

  • Identify the three crucial pairs of concepts in political economy
  • Explain how our species is uniquely capable of changing how we interact with nature to secure our survival, and of changing itself, as a result.