Cultural Amnesia and Sustainable Development

  • Viðar Hreinsson The Reykjavik Academy, Reykjavík, Iceland

Abstract

A few of the main concepts of cultural memory are investigated in this paper, in order to extend the idea of cultural memory to include the diversity of past cultures and cultural products. It is claimed that understanding of diversity, in a dialogue with the past, enhances cultural understanding for the benefit of sustainable development.

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How to Cite
HREINSSON, Viðar. Cultural Amnesia and Sustainable Development. Култура/Culture, [S.l.], n. 7, p. 27-36, dec. 2014. ISSN 1857-7725. Available at: <http://journals.cultcenter.net/index.php/culture/article/view/26>. Date accessed: 22 feb. 2024.
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English Articles

Keywords

Cultural memory, cultural amnesia, cultural diversity, dialogism, sustainable development, reductionism, ra-tionalism