By Andreas Philippopoulos-Mihalopoulos
Offering a unique, transdisciplinary method of environmental legislations, its rules, mechanics and context, as verified in its program to the city setting, this publication strains the conceptual and fabric absence of verbal exchange among the human and the normal and controversially comprises such a scarcity inside a method of legislations and a process of geography which successfully stay closed to environmental considerations.
The booklet appears to be like at Niklas Luhmann's conception of autopoiesis. Introducing the main techniques and operations, contextualizing them and establishing them as much as severe research. certainly, unlike such a lot discussions on autopoiesis, it proposes a greatly diverse analyzing of the idea, in keeping with serious criminal, political, sociological, city and ecological theories, whereas drawing from writings via Husserl and Derrida, in addition to Latour, Blanchot, Haraway, Agamben and Nancy.
It explores a variety of subject matters within the parts of environmental legislations and concrete geography, including:
- environmental threat, environmental rights, the precautionary precept, intergenerational fairness and concrete waste
- discourses on neighborhood, nature, technology and identification.
The writer redefines the conventional foundations of environmental legislation and concrete geography and indicates an intensive method of facing medical lack of awareness, cultural changes and environmental degradation in the perceived desire for criminal supply of certainty.
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Absent Environments: Theorising Environmental Law and the City (Law, Science and Society) by Andreas Philippopoulos-Mihalopoulos