By Andreas Philippopoulos-Mihalopoulos
Offering a unique, transdisciplinary method of environmental legislation, its rules, mechanics and context, as verified in its program to the city setting, this booklet lines the conceptual and fabric absence of verbal exchange among the human and the traditional and controversially contains such a lack inside of a procedure of legislation and a method of geography which successfully stay closed to environmental considerations.
The ebook seems to be at Niklas Luhmann's thought of autopoiesis. Introducing the major suggestions and operations, contextualizing them and starting them as much as severe research. certainly, not like so much discussions on autopoiesis, it proposes a notably diverse examining of the speculation, based on severe 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 quite a number 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 group, nature, technological know-how and id.
The writer redefines the conventional foundations of environmental legislation and concrete geography and indicates an intensive approach of facing clinical lack of information, cultural changes and environmental degradation in the perceived want for felony supply of certainty.
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Absent Environments: Theorising Environmental Law and the City (Law, Science and Society) by Andreas Philippopoulos-Mihalopoulos