Absent Environments: Theorising Environmental Law and the by Andreas Philippopoulos-Mihalopoulos PDF

By Andreas Philippopoulos-Mihalopoulos

Offering a singular, transdisciplinary method of environmental legislations, its ideas, mechanics and context, as verified in its program to the city setting, this ebook strains the conceptual and fabric absence of conversation among the human and the typical and controversially comprises such a scarcity inside of a approach of legislation and a process of geography which successfully stay closed to environmental considerations.

The e-book appears at Niklas Luhmann's concept of autopoiesis. Introducing the foremost thoughts and operations, contextualizing them and establishing them as much as severe research. certainly, not like such a lot discussions on autopoiesis, it proposes a notably diversified analyzing of the speculation, in accordance with serious criminal, political, sociological, city and ecological theories, whereas drawing from writings through Husserl and Derrida, in addition to Latour, Blanchot, Haraway, Agamben and Nancy.

It explores a number of subject matters within the components 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 id.

The writer redefines the conventional foundations of environmental legislations and concrete geography and indicates a thorough means of facing medical lack of understanding, cultural alterations and environmental degradation in the perceived desire for criminal supply of certainty.

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