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Sustainability and Contemporary Man-Nature Divide: Aspects of Conflict, Alienation, and Beyond

  title={Sustainability and Contemporary Man-Nature Divide: Aspects of Conflict, Alienation, and Beyond},
  author={Mohamed El-Kamel Bakari},
The rise of modern capitalism, which is based largely on Enlightenment thinking and the primacy of exponential economic growth, has usually been considered the starting point of environmental degradation and the abuse of nature. Post-industrial societies, therefore, have been characterized by a disturbed environment-society relationship manifesting itself as ecological disasters as well as the prevailing instrumental view of nature under the current neoliberal capitalist paradigm of development… 
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