From gross misconduct to responsible behaviour. A dream that necessitates realisticness


Les discours sur le développement durable auront peu de substance, tant qu’ils ne seront pas accompagnés d’une notion de responsabilité, qui elle est reliée à la durabilité, où encore à la soutenabilité. Cet article est motivé par des circonstances tant géopolitiques qu’économiques calamiteuses, en terme de gouvernance, et de manière plus générale, par la prolifération de pratiques que l’on qualifiera ni de soutenables, ni de responsables. En conséquence, j’ai pour but l’élaboration d’une conception de la responsabilité, elle ancrée et robuste. Dans ce projet, je m’efforcerai d’identifier tout particulièrement les conditions nécessaires pour un tendre vers un comportement responsable, capable de soutenir un développement dit durable en pratique, aussi bien qu’en théorie.


  • Introduction
  • Ethics and morality
  • Can we be realists about ethics and morality?
  • Between free will and determinism
  • Responsibility as process
  • Response-Ability (the third condition)
  • Related approaches
  • Responsible citizens
  • Final comments


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Classification JEL

Q56 (Sustainability), A13 (Relation of Economics to Social Values), P16 (Political Economy)


Responsabilité, Réalisme moral, Psychologie morale, Distorsion, Genre