The anthropocene; the era of human achievement, where man transcended nature and became THE dominant force on Earth. The anthropocene; the final epoch of Earth animate history where man transcended nature and DESTROYED the Earth.
Even though I am an environmental science major, the subject of environmental philosophy is not one that I am terribly familiar with me. Professor Keith Peterson’s talk “The Anthropocentrism of the Anthropocene” covered a lot of ground, and at times… Continue Reading →
Although I was sometimes confused by the philosophy jargon in Keith Peterson’s presentation on The Anthropocentrism of the Anthropocene, I found that his central concepts regarding the impacts of the anthropocene and its title on humanity were quite relevant to our class… Continue Reading →
This week’s lecture made me think about the anthropocentrism involved in even talking about the Anthropocene. We, humans, are discussing our impact on the natural world in this new geologic age characterized by human innovation and manipulation. The mere fact… Continue Reading →
Rewriting the world: Natureand the literature of the Italian neo-avant-garde. You can’t learn about the neo-avant-garde without knowing about the avant-garde. I Novissimi (poetry for the sixties) is the father of the period known as the neo-avant-garde. The 60s and 70s… Continue Reading →