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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 April 2016) 115 (2): 267–289.
Published: 01 April 2016
... potential in the contemporary moment through the growing field of biomimicry. I show how mimesis promises a way toward a future free from human hubris and ecological catastrophe—and a way out of the conditions that have created the Anthropocene. I explore how this works in biomimetics, with a detailed look...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 January 2016) 115 (1): 61–87.
Published: 01 January 2016
... designation “Anthropocene” to characterize the current period of large-scale anthropogenic environmental changes. This essay argues that although the Anthropocene adds a much-needed corrective to climate change narratives that view human action as inconsequential, it treats humans as if they were a single...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 January 2017) 116 (1): 39–53.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Catherine Malabou How is it possible to account for the double dimension of the “anthropos” of the Anthropocene? At once both a responsible, historical subject and a neutral, nonconscious, and nonreflexive force? According to Dipesh Chakrabarty, the “anthropos” has to be considered a geological...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 April 2017) 116 (2): 223–235.
Published: 01 April 2017
... . Economies of Abandonment: Social Belonging and Endurance in Late Liberalism . Durham, NC : Duke University Press . Steffen Will . 2015 . “The Trajectory of the Anthropocene: The Great Acceleration.” Anthropocene Review 2 , no. 1 : 81 – 98 . Tronti Mario . 2007 . “The...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 January 2017) 116 (1): 69–81.
Published: 01 January 2017
... meaning from those relations, they implicitly display how climate can influence dimensions of life often approached through the study of religion. © 2017 Duke University Press 2017 religion climate change food Anthropocene methodology References Ali Kecia . 2015 . “Muslims and Meat-Eating...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 April 2017) 116 (2): 257–273.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Jason Read What is the “anthropos,” humanity of the Anthropocene? In many ways this would seem to be beside the point; the point is not how humanity is defined, but charting its massive effects on the planet. However, conceptions of the Anthropocene end up answering the question of humanity, albeit...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 April 2017) 116 (2): 275–292.
Published: 01 April 2017
... alongside the so-called Anthropocene, biosensing marks a redistribution of both the work and the precarity associated with our mode of production. While the field forges engagements with nonhuman others and a growing awareness of planetary life, it also operates according to an imaginary of planetary...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 April 2017) 116 (2): 293–310.
Published: 01 April 2017
..., geological proponents of the Anthropocene, the science fiction writer Philip K. Dick, and the indigenous members of the Karrabing Film Collective. The essay asks, even as anthropogenic climate change and toxicity have created revolutionary ethical, political, and conceptual problems and antagonisms, what if...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 April 2017) 116 (2): 311–326.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Matteo Pasquinelli This essay proposes a definition of industrial labor as the composition of energy and information, in order to weave the issue of labor back into the fabric of the Anthropocene paradigm. The essay illustrates the industrial machine as the forgotten bifurcation of energy and...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 April 2017) 116 (2): 345–362.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Marco Armiero; Massimo De Angelis The absence of a reflection on revolutionary practices and subjects is the main weakness of the radical critique of the Anthropocene. The risk is to envision the Anthropocene as a space for villains and victims but not for revolutionaries. It is crucial to...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 April 2017) 116 (2): 363–380.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Anja Kanngieser; Nicholas Beuret This essay establishes silence as an ethical-political response to the Anthropocene. Silence is key to the making of commons, which frames the reinvention of ways of living and relating as a necessary response to the Anthropocene moment. Drawing from and intervening...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 April 2016) 115 (2): 291–311.
Published: 01 April 2016
... elaborated and tending toward a whole, into a systematic differential purpose-built to accumulate capital. We argue that the tracing of this history will lead us not merely toward a useful sense of how we date the Anthropocene but toward a politics adequate to the present and an idea of where to intervene...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 January 2017) 116 (1): 19–31.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Gary Tomlinson In a series of recent essays, Dipesh Chakrabarty has analyzed the Anthropocene as a problem of incommensurable conceptual scales and offered a historiographic meditation on the difficulty of visualizing its threat. After surveying Chakrabarty's analysis, this essay poses two thought...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 April 2017) 116 (2): 237–255.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Miriam Tola This essay discusses Paolo Virno's anchoring of the common in the linguistic faculties of Homo sapiens . It explores how Virno's figure of the anthropos intersects the hegemonic model of Man that largely underwrites the Anthropocene concept. In particular, it suggests that Virno engages...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 January 2017) 116 (1): 129–143.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Tom Cohen; Claire Colebrook The project of critical climate change refuses the exclusive disjunction offered by the Anthropocene. We contest the notion that there is an “anthropos” disclosed by way of its recognition of the destructiveness of the species, while also sustaining a critical conception...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 January 2017) 116 (1): 163–168.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Dipesh Chakrabarty This afterword discusses the essays included in the special issue and argues how new critical perspectives on the Anthropocene might emerge in the humanities from its encounter with the scientific literature on global warming and with the scholarship on “deep history.” © 2017...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 April 2017) 116 (2): 381–400.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Isabelle Stengers This essay argues that associating the developing climate disorder with a new geological epoch, the Anthropocene, is a trap to be resisted but that ignoring the way this disorder puts into question today's autonomy theory is not an option. The proposition to speak about an...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 January 2017) 116 (1): 97–109.
Published: 01 January 2017
... how culture can be a powerful tool to engage civic society with the enormous challenge of climate change. © 2017 Duke University Press 2017 Anthropocene culture climate change Cape Farewell reactive capitalism References Artcop21 website landing page . 2016 . www.artcop21.com/ (accessed...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 January 2017) 116 (1): 55–67.
Published: 01 January 2017
... seeks to explain this state of affairs and offer reasons why it needs to change. The prospects for a new dispensation are, however, distant. © 2017 Duke University Press 2017 Anthropocene epistemic communities global change science environmental social science environmental humanities References...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1 January 2017) 116 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 January 2017
... Warming.” Science in Context 26 , no. 1 : 137 – 52 . Bonneuil Christophe Fressoz Jean-Baptist . 2016 . The Shock of the Anthropocene: The Earth, History, and Us . Translated by Fernbach David . London : Verso . Callendar Guy . 1939 . “The Composition of the...