By Andreas Philippopoulos-Mihalopoulos
Offering a singular, transdisciplinary method of environmental legislations, its rules, mechanics and context, as proven in its program to the city surroundings, this e-book strains the conceptual and fabric absence of communique among the human and the traditional and controversially comprises such a lack inside a process of legislation and a method of geography which successfully stay closed to environmental considerations.
The e-book appears at Niklas Luhmann's idea of autopoiesis. Introducing the most important options and operations, contextualizing them and beginning them as much as serious research. certainly, unlike so much discussions on autopoiesis, it proposes a considerably assorted studying of the idea, based on serious felony, political, sociological, city and ecological theories, whereas drawing from writings by means of Husserl and Derrida, in addition to Latour, Blanchot, Haraway, Agamben and Nancy.
It explores various issues within the parts of environmental legislations and concrete geography, including:
- environmental threat, environmental rights, the precautionary precept, intergenerational fairness and concrete waste
- discourses on group, nature, technological know-how and id.
The writer redefines the normal foundations of environmental legislations and concrete geography and indicates an intensive manner of facing medical lack of knowledge, cultural alterations and environmental degradation in the perceived want for felony supply of certainty.
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