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

By Andreas Philippopoulos-Mihalopoulos

ISBN-10: 0415574439

ISBN-13: 9780415574433

ISBN-10: 184472154X

ISBN-13: 9781844721542

Offering a unique, transdisciplinary method of environmental legislation, its rules, mechanics and context, as demonstrated in its program to the city setting, this ebook strains the conceptual and fabric absence of communique among the human and the traditional and controversially contains such a lack inside a procedure of legislations and a procedure of geography which successfully stay closed to environmental considerations.

The booklet appears at Niklas Luhmann's concept of autopoiesis. Introducing the main options and operations, contextualizing them and establishing them as much as severe research. certainly, unlike so much discussions on autopoiesis, it proposes a notably diversified studying of the idea, in accordance with severe criminal, political, sociological, city and ecological theories, whereas drawing from writings via Husserl and Derrida, in addition to Latour, Blanchot, Haraway, Agamben and Nancy.

It explores a number of issues within the parts of environmental legislation and concrete geography, including:

  • environmental probability, environmental rights, the precautionary precept, intergenerational fairness and concrete waste

  • discourses on group, nature, technology and id.

The writer redefines the normal foundations of environmental legislation and concrete geography and indicates an intensive approach of facing medical lack of knowledge, cultural transformations and environmental degradation in the perceived desire for criminal supply of certainty.

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