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New German Critique (2016) 43 (2 (128)): 21–31.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Ursula K. Heise The environmental humanities have emerged over the last decade as a new interdisciplinary matrix that connects environmentally oriented research in the humanities and qualitative social sciences. This new area of research defines ecological issues as social and cultural rather than...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (2 (128)): 1–20.
Published: 01 August 2016
... on the planet's ecosystems have forced the humanities to reassess such anthropological and biological assumptions. Recent strategies of the environmental humanities include either reformulating classic humanism with ecological frames or seeking alternative, “posthumanist” perspectives that avoid its inherent...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (2 (128)): 83–104.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Hannes Bergthaller Scholars in the environmental humanities frequently argue that a clear understanding of humanity's ecological embeddedness is sufficient to dismantle the anthropocentric biases of traditional humanism. Following Hans Blumenberg's interpretation of the Copernican turn...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (2 (128)): 55–82.
Published: 01 August 2016
... ruminations about human aggression and environmental destruction. Grzimek portrayed both the zoo and the national park as compensation for a “great extinction” that linked the industrialized slaughterhouse in Europe to trophy hunting in Africa. This natural history of modernity envisioned a global nature...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (2 (140)): 169–189.
Published: 01 August 2020
... . Adorno Theodor W. Negative Dialectics , translated by Ashton E. B. . London : Routledge , 1990 . Belshaw Christopher . Environmental Philosophy: Reason, Nature, and Human Concern . Durham : Acumen , 2001 . Berring Tessa . “ At Times I Am Not At All Astonished...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (2 (128)): 105–126.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Konrad Ott There are three broad categories of values in environmental ethics: instrumental, inherent moral, and eudemonistic. While instrumental values refer to ways humans are reliant on nature, inherent moral values give natural beings direct moral standing. Eudemonic values can pave the way...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (2 (128)): 127–151.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Axel Goodbody This article considers the human-nature relationship in modern Heimat (homeland) discourse and its depiction in literary representations of Heimat . The first part examines the environmental turn in thinking on Heimat in the 1970s and shows how it was part of a wider shift...
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New German Critique (2007) 34 (2 (101)): 115–141.
Published: 01 August 2007
... of environmental historians is now conclusively demonstrating, “hitherto explained solely in terms of human enterprise, were actually biotic interactions between people and land.”6 From this perspective, the “schism which opens between Nature and culture” in the wake of the Enlightenment, that great divide...
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New German Critique (2022) 49 (1 (145)): 97–130.
Published: 01 February 2022
... lifeworldly inventories. Even “action” has a metaphorical structure, because it presupposes mediation of impulse. One action can be substituted for another, such as animal sacrifice for human sacrifice, or symbolic behavior for reactive behavior, or environmental regulations for environmental degradation...
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New German Critique (2021) 48 (2 (143)): 85–105.
Published: 01 August 2021
... rhetorically apocalyptic) 3 concerns of the environmental humanities, I should acknowledge that it would be a stretch to attempt to cast Adorno as a kind of ecocritic (let alone ecomusicologist) avant la lettre , despite the undeniable precedent of the Dialectic of Enlightenment ’s recognition of the long...
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New German Critique (2006) 33 (3 (99)): 63–82.
Published: 01 November 2006
.... Reinhold Martin 67 and symbols. Many of these were devoted to measuring environmental, geo- political, and economic risk, and the corollary risk of ecological or social crisis (or, in the policy think tanks, nuclear war). Exemplary here are such exercises as Buckminster Fullerʼs World Game, begun...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (2 (128)): 153–176.
Published: 01 August 2016
... The story goes something like this: the favorable, if highly labile, environmental conditions that attracted human settlers to the Frisian salt marshes—hunter-gatherers, then herders, salt harvesters, peat cutters, and later farmers—were created by a dynamic interplay of oceanic, climatic...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (2 (128)): 177–197.
Published: 01 August 2016
... into the growing field of ecocritical literature that engages with issues of sustainability, but departs from its two main lines of inquiry. Less concerned with case studies of how literature and film depict human endeavors to rebuild a sustainable world in the face of environmental crisis or ethical...
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New German Critique (2023) 50 (3 (150)): 185–192.
Published: 01 November 2023
..., and left them lying sprawled on the mat. Persuading young college students of the need to study Germany has not been easy. Holocaust consciousness has ebbed. In the wave of interest in family, roots, and identity that continues to drive students into humanities, German American did not rank high...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (3 (138)): 125–155.
Published: 01 November 2019
... another limit case. It projects a fascination with construction and constructedness onto a time after humans, one that simultaneously belongs to the now. 59 The radiation and environmental damage from the 1986 nuclear catastrophe at Chernobyl, which is the subject of his 16mm film Pripyat (1999...
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New German Critique (2023) 50 (3 (150)): 61–69.
Published: 01 November 2023
....” The catastrophe is rooted in long-standing habits of the wealthy, white, global North’s consumer privilege, fossil-fuel dependency, and the racism and nationalist retrenchment underwriting unequal access to the basic resources for a human life. We see, on a planetary scale, environmental impacts as the newest...
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New German Critique (2023) 50 (3 (150)): 225–235.
Published: 01 November 2023
...-human Lebensraum .” In Hitler’s Geographies: The Spatialities of the Third Reich , edited by Minca Claudio and Giaccaria Paoloa , 138 – 57 . Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2016 . Emberland Terje . “ Neither Hitler nor Quisling: The Ragnarok Circle and Oppositional...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (2 (116)): 87–102.
Published: 01 August 2012
... as a resource and a problem. In the 1970s and 1980s it became evident that heavy industry was generating massive environmental problems, reflecting the dystopian side of the waste issue. While pollution dominated the everyday experience of many citizens, the GDR government ignored this thorny issue...
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New German Critique (2021) 48 (2 (143)): 107–123.
Published: 01 August 2021
... to radical questioning, with the very idea of aesthetics as a region of philosophy becoming systematically displaced by the philosophy of art . The displacement of aesthetics by the philosophy of art, of natural beauty by art beauty, marks a moment in which the very possibility of the human mind...
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New German Critique (2018) 45 (3 (135)): 1–38.
Published: 01 November 2018
... of a structuring social form. I argue that this opposition and its changing form were rooted in the inner dynamics of capitalist society. In the first section I explicate Loos’s critique of architectural ornamentation, which he made from the standpoint of human social and cultural progress and of economic...