Erlesener Lesestoff: Thomas Laughlin, Anthropocene Marxism

13. Juni 2018

Gerade entdeckt:

Eine – wie ich meine – sehr gute Kritik (Würdigung) des Buches von John Bellamy Foster und Paul Burket: Marx and the Earth, Chicago: Haymarket, 2017

„The Anthropocene poses certain aesthetic and cognitive problems of scale. To put it simply, we are the problem, but we can’t see it. In fact, even how we chose to define and conceptualize this “we” is part of the problem.1 We have lots of models for thinking individuality, but very few for thinking “totality” — not just humanity as a whole, but also humanity in its interaction with non-human nature, what Marx called “external nature. …