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Beyond Bookchin Preface for a Future Social Ecology by David Watson

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Published by Autonomedia .
Written in English


  • Human ecology,
  • Political science & theory,
  • Western philosophy, from c 1900 -,
  • Social history,
  • Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Human Geography,
  • Bookchin, Murray,
  • Life Sciences - Ecology,
  • Social ecology

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8391123M
ISBN 100934868328
ISBN 109780934868327

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A comprehensive critique of Bookchin's social ecology, which attempts to explore new paths of thinking about radical politics. Watson's visionary ecology challenges the mystique of progress and proposes a more holistic notion of reason both primal and modern, skeptical and mythopoetic. Beyond Bookchin: Preface for a Future Social Ecology Paperback – August 1, by David Watson (Author) › Visit Amazon's David Watson Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author? Author: David Watson. This book can be said to stand as Bookchin's final philosophical and political statement of views only in recognition of his death in Taken as a whole, Social Ecology and Communalism is an excellent introduction to both of the invariably woven by: Get this from a library! Beyond Bookchin: preface for a future social ecology. [David Watson; Paul Avrich Collection (Library of Congress)] -- Social ecology at an impasse -- Of human hubris and cricket dreams -- The wolf's point of view -- Progress and other mirages -- The social ecologist as technocrat -- Bookchin's civitas: from here to.

  Murray Bookchin spent fifty years articulating a new emancipatory project, one that would place ecology and the creative human subject at the center of a new vision of socialism. Here is a thinker, who in the early sixties, declared climate change as one of the defining problems of the age. The Ecology of Freedom: The Emergence and Dissolution of Hierarchy is a book by the American libertarian socialist and ecologist Murray Bookchin, in which the author describes his concept of social ecology, the idea that ecological problems are caused by human social problems and can be solved only by reorganizing society among ecological and ethical : Murray Bookchin.   Wes Enzinna, in his review of Ecology or Catastrophe by Janet Biehl, a book about my father, Murray Bookchin, wrote that Biehl was ‘denied permission by his estate to quote at length from Bookchin’s papers’ (LRB, 4 May).This is not true. When we requested that the statement be corrected, the online version was altered to read: ‘She didn’t have permission Released on: Octo   Soon afterwards, Bookchin sold Knopf a proposal for a book about "the problems of chemicals in food." The massive urban expansion under the leadership of planners like Moses, Bookchin argued in "Our Synthetic Environment" (), had been made possible by the repurposing of wartime chemicals for industrial agriculture.

  Beyond Bookchin by Watson, David; 1 edition; First published in ; Subjects: Human ecology, Social ecology, Social history; People: Murray Bookchin (). "Beyond Bookchin" argues that Bookchin's ideas are highly contradictory, and that they often veer towards a naïve and uncritical acceptance of technology, modernity and "progress". Watson believes that Bookchin never sufficiently broke with the Marxism of his youth, and that Bookchin's new philosophy was Hegelian and somehow quasi-Marxist. Free Online Library: For a World beyond Pigs and Dogs: Transversal Utopias--Guattari, Le Guin, Bookchin. by "Tamkang Review"; Literature, writing, book reviews Anarchism Comparative analysis Deep ecology. Buy Beyond Bookchin: Preface for a Future Social Ecology by David Watson (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low .