Vol. 43 No. 1 (2023): Vulnerability. Environments and Relations

Being vulnerable: ontology and ethics of ecology

Carla Danani
University of Macerata

Published 2023-06-01


  • vulnerability,
  • porosity,
  • place,
  • milieu,
  • ontology,
  • ecology
  • ...More

How to Cite

Being vulnerable: ontology and ethics of ecology. (2023). Teoria. Rivista Di Filosofia, 43(1), 51-68. https://doi.org/10.4454/teoria.v43i1.172


The paper draws a philosophy of dwelling based on a re-evaluation of the notion of vulnerability, which is interpreted in a non-negative sense as constitutive of human being. In this way it outlines ethical and ontological perspectives by focusing on the highlighted relevance of place.