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New German Critique (2022) 49 (1 (145)): 97–130.
Published: 01 February 2022
...Vida Pavesich The Anthropocene concept emerged from questions raised by scientists about whether human activity has ushered in a new and perilous geological age. The term migrated into the humanities and social sciences and now involves a proliferation of metanarratives about anthropogenic...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (2 (128)): 21–31.
Published: 01 August 2016
... scientific and technological. In the process, controversies have emerged around the concept of the Anthropocene, whose emphasis on the planetary agency of the human species conflicts with Marxist analyses of socioeconomic inequality and with posthumanist approaches that question the exceptionality...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (2 (140)): 169–189.
Published: 01 August 2020
... locates in the nineteenth century ( AT , 64). Recognition of industrial production sites as beautiful continues such conceptual enlargement today—a development, however, that would require a discussion of its own. 18. Crutzen and Stoermer, “‘Anthropocene,’” 17 ; Davis, Birth . 19...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (2 (128)): 1–20.
Published: 01 August 2016
.... Chakrabarty, “Humanism in a Global World,” 25. 13. See Radkau, Ära der Ökologie. Heather I. Sullivan and Bernhard F. Malkmus  5 or the Anthropocene.14 The human impact progressively resembles the impact of a geological force and thus enforces a radical reorientation of human self...
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New German Critique (2022) 49 (1 (145)): 1–9.
Published: 01 February 2022
... publication of Beschreibung des Menschen , 11 the development of a “phenomenological anthropology” has emerged as a major project of the late Blumenberg. In her contribution “Working on the Myth of the Anthropocene: Blumenberg and the Need for Philosophical Anthropology,” Vida Pavesich reconstructs...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (2 (128)): 177–197.
Published: 01 August 2016
... this challenge to humankind.8 For no later than with the start of the Anthropocene, human activity has affected the environment in such a manner that undesirable and often irreversible consequences persist far beyond the span of a single generation, or indeed become perceptible as such only to future...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (2 (128)): 105–126.
Published: 01 August 2016
... or genuine nature. Despite all the destruction, devastation, and degradation of natural envi- ronments, there is still much nature left in the Anthropocene across the planet. The system of protected areas has, despite the “paper park problem,” been increased in the last decades. And without denying...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (3 (138)): 53–78.
Published: 01 November 2019
... mentioning here are several HKW projects, such as the exhibition The Whole Earth: California and the Disappearance of the Outside (2013), curated by Diedrich Diedrichsen and Anselm Franke, and the multiyear “Anthropocene Project,” which since 2013 has been the subject of curricula, lectures, exhibitions...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (2 (128)): 83–104.
Published: 01 August 2016
... as illegitimate or necessarily tainted by hubris: if one takes seriously the notion that we have now entered the Anthropocene, it may be the single most pressing question. With regard to posthumanist aspirations to dismantle human exceptionalism, it is therefore well worth to keep in mind Blumenberg’s...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (2 (128)): 127–151.
Published: 01 August 2016
.... It is the ambition of ecocriticism to demonstrate the ability of works such as Heimsuchung, alongside theory, to stimulate and inform the rethinking of the ethical implications of our human presence on the planet, which is increas- ingly necessary in the era of the Anthropocene. Its aim is to show how, through...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (3 (138)): 125–155.
Published: 01 November 2019
... the metaphors accruing around pneumatic space from the 1960s on. In the way in which an earlier generation of artists responded to the pessimistic discourse of urban decay and societal ossification, his film embraces the reenergizing impulse of air as a response to environmental crisis and the Anthropocene...
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New German Critique (2022) 49 (1 (145)): 131–161.
Published: 01 February 2022
... on the topic of the Anthropocene, see Vida Pavesich’s contribution to this special issue. 127.   Brown and Arnold, “Quirks of Nuclear Deterrence,” 293, 298 . 128.   Blumenberg, “The Concept of Reality and the Theory of the State,” 106 . 129.   Shklar, Legalism , 88–110 . 130...
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New German Critique (2021) 48 (3 (144)): 99–139.
Published: 01 November 2021
... was first developed in Robert Macfarlane’s Lent term seminar on the Anthropocene at the University of Cambridge in 2017. An earlier version was presented at the conference “Outside the Frame of Theory” at the University of Freiburg in June of that year. In addition to the organizers of that conference, I...
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