2. A Historical Perspective
2.2. Sustainable Development
3. Weak and Strong Sustainability: Definitions and Lessons
3.1. Weak Sustainability
3.1.1. The discounted utility criterion or the dictatorship of the present
3.1.2. The Green Golden Rule or the dictatorship of the future
3.1.3. The maximin criterion, Hartwick’s rule or the dictatorship of the most underprivileged generation
3.1.4. The problem of taking account of intergenerational equity
3.1.5. Chichilinisky’s criterion
3.1.6. The mixed Bentham-Rawls criterion and Rawls’ principle of just saving
3.2. The Limits of Weak Sustainability
3.2.1. The search for invariants
3.2.2. The viability theory
3.3. Strong Sustainability
3.3.1. Critical natural capitals
3.3.2. Indicators of sustainable development
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