Philosophy and Ecology after the End of the World
|Series title:||Posthumanities Ser.|
|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Publisher:||University of Minnesota Press|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $24.95|
| Book Description: |
Having set global warming in irreversible motion, we are facing the possibility of ecological catastrophe. But the environmental emergency is also a crisis for our philosophical habits of thought, confronting us with a problem that seems to defy not only our control but also our understanding. Global warming is perhaps the most dramatic example of what Timothy Morton calls "hyperobjects"--entities of such vast temporal and spatial dimensions that they defeat traditional ideas...