Tag: ecology

Beyond Representation: Deliberate Reading in a Panarchic World

2009-07-29

Laura Dassow Walls explores how ‘deliberative’ reading practices may allow us to weigh the words we hear against the world we cognize - keeping alive the possibility of reading as a moral act.

Gaia Matters

2006-11-30

Bruce Clarke reviews Stephan Harding’s Animate Earth and James Lovelock’s recent book on Gaia, the mother of all systems.

Not Just a River

2006-11-07

Rob Swigart asks why we keep hearing about a technological fix (dubious) and rarely about adaptation as a viable response to global warming.

Critical Ecologies: Ten Years Later

2006-12-01

Andrew McMurry looks back on ten years of ecocriticism and identifies
a “new physiocracy,” whose exclusive interest in technology is no better than the exclusive valuation of property that typified physiocrats of the Nineteenth-Century.

Simon Penny responds in turn

2004-01-08

Simon Penny recalls that the origins of the human-computer interface, politicized by a military heritage, are now explored by artist-enigineers who chaperone fragmentation and dissent.

The Question of the Animal

2003-03-31

On a posthumanism potentially worthy of the name.

Never Coming Home: Positivism, Ecology, and Rootless Cosmopolitanism

1997-01-01

Steven Kellert on being “in favor of universals.”

Going Gonzo: Following the Trail of the WWWench

1996-12-30

Todd E. Napolitano on Going Gonzo: Following the Trail of the WWWench

Old Orders for New: Ecology, Animal Rights, and The Poverty of Humanism

1997-01-10

Cary Wolfe reviews Luc Ferry’s The New Ecological Order.

Reading the L.A. Landscape

2001-09-01

Claire Rasmussen on geography and the social theory of Janet L. Abu-Lughod, Mike Davis, and Edward Soja.

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