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The Unconstructable Earth : an Ecology of Separation.

Author: édéric Neyrat; Drew S Burk
Publisher: New York : Fordham University Press, 2018.
Series: Meaning Systems Ser.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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This book contributes to the environmental humanities field by offering an analysis of the Anthropocene fantasy: the idea that the Anthropocene is an opportunity to remake our terrestrial environment thanks to the power of technology. The author argues that the earth always escapes the human desire to remake and master it.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Neyrat, édéric.
Unconstructable Earth : An Ecology of Separation.
New York : Fordham University Press, ©2018
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: édéric Neyrat; Drew S Burk
ISBN: 9780823282593 0823282597
OCLC Number: 1078570333
Description: 1 online resource (241 pages)
Contents: Cover; THE UNCONSTRUCTABLE EARTH; Title; Copyright; Dedication; CONTENTS; Introduction: Reconstructing the Earth?; Part I. The Mirror of the Anthropocene: Geoengineering, Terraforming, and Earth Stewardship; The Copenhagen Chiasm; 1. The Screen of Geoengineering; 2. The Mirror of the Anthropocene; 3. Terraforming: Reconstructing the Earth, Recreating Life; 4. The Logic of Geopower: Power, Management, and Earth Stewardship; Part II. The Future of Eco-constructivism: From Resilience to Accelerationism; Turbulence, Resilience, Distance 5. An Ecology of Resilience: The Political Economy of Turbulence6. The Extraplanetary Environment of the Ecomodernists; 7. The "Political Ecology" of Bruno Latour: No Environments, No Limits, No Monsters (Not Even Fear); 8. Anaturalism and Its Ghosts; 9. The Technological Fervor of Eco-constructivism; Part III. An Ecology of Separation: Natured, Naturing, Denaturing; Object, Subject, Traject; 10. Naturing Nature and Natured Nature; 11. The Real Nature of an Ecology of Separation; 12. Denaturing Nature; 13. The Unconstructable Earth; Conclusion: What Is to Be Unmade?; Notes; Index
Series Title: Meaning Systems Ser.

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This book contributes to the environmental humanities field by offering an analysis of the Anthropocene fantasy: the idea that the Anthropocene is an opportunity to remake our terrestrial environment thanks to the power of technology. The author argues that the earth always escapes the human desire to remake and master it.

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