New PDF release: Absent Environments: Theorising Environmental Law and the

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 ideas, mechanics and context, as confirmed in its software to the city surroundings, this publication lines the conceptual and fabric absence of conversation among the human and the traditional and controversially comprises such a lack inside a approach of legislations and a process of geography which successfully stay closed to environmental considerations.


The booklet appears to be like at Niklas Luhmann's idea of autopoiesis. Introducing the main recommendations and operations, contextualizing them and starting them as much as serious research. certainly, not like so much discussions on autopoiesis, it proposes a notably diverse examining of the idea, based on severe criminal, political, sociological, city and ecological theories, whereas drawing from writings by way of Husserl and Derrida, in addition to Latour, Blanchot, Haraway, Agamben and Nancy.


It explores more than a few themes within the components of environmental legislations and concrete geography, including:



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

  • discourses on neighborhood, nature, technology and id.

The writer redefines the conventional foundations of environmental legislations and concrete geography and indicates a thorough manner of facing medical lack of information, cultural adjustments and environmental degradation in the perceived want for felony supply of certainty.

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