On the properly political (disposition for the) Anthropocene

  title={On the properly political (disposition for the) Anthropocene},
  author={Mario Blaser},
  journal={Anthropological Theory},
  pages={74 - 94}
  • Mario Blaser
  • Published 27 February 2019
  • Political Science
  • Anthropological Theory
The environmental crises referenced by the term Anthropocene incite responses that reflect different understandings about the right way to live on Earth. This, one would expect, should generate a proliferation of disagreements and an expansion of politics. Yet, so-called post-political authors warn that, instead, the way in which the Anthropocene has been brought to the public eye implies an emptying out of politics and a disavowal of the inherently conflictive pursuit of different visions… 
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