Another End of the World Is Possible
Language: en
Authors: John Halstead
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-07-12 - Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc

In these essays, author and activist, John Halstead, takes us from a 2016 environmental protest at a Midwestern tar sands refinery to a mid-20th century Mexican cornfield stricken with blight to a bloody sacrifice to the Mother Goddess in ancient Rome, and from ancient pagan myths to the latest superhero
Another End of the World is Possible
Language: en
Pages: 250
Authors: Pablo Servigne, Raphael Stevens, Gauthier Chapelle
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-11-18 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

The critical situation in which our planet finds itself is no longer in doubt. Some things are already collapsing while others are beginning to do so, increasing the possibility of a global catastrophe that would mean the end of the world as we know it. As individuals, we are faced
After the Apocalypse
Language: en
Pages: 180
Authors: Srećko Horvat
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-02-11 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

In this post-apocalyptic rollercoaster ride, philosopher Srećko Horvat invites us to explore the Apocalypse in terms of ‘revelation’ (rather than as the ‘end’ itself). He argues that the only way to prevent the end – i.e., extinction – is to engage in a close reading of various interconnected threats, such
Beyond the World's End
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: T. J. Demos
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-09-04 - Publisher: Duke University Press

In Beyond the World's End T. J. Demos explores cultural practices that provide radical propositions for living in a world beset by environmental and political crises. Rethinking relationships between aesthetics and an expanded political ecology that foregrounds just futurity, Demos examines how contemporary artists are diversely addressing urgent themes, including
Pandemic! 2
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Slavoj i ek
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-01-22 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

What do sex doll sales, locust swarms and a wired-brain pig have to do with the coronavirus pandemic? Everything—according to that “Giant of Lubliana,” the inimitable Slovenian philosopher Slavoj i ek. In this exhilarating sequel to his acclaimed Pandemic!: COVID-19 Shakes the World, i ek delves into some of the