If we want to discuss new economic paradigms that challenge 'eternal growth', and pursue 'circular' models, we first need to get our semantics straight.
Technically, economic systems can't stop growing at all.
Below is our 'axiomatic' reconstruction of the concept 'growth'. It tries to formulate it from the highest possible abstraction layer.
From there, we can specify towards the human dimension again, and reformulate metrics, models and policy.