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

By Andreas Philippopoulos-Mihalopoulos

Offering a unique, transdisciplinary method of environmental legislation, its ideas, mechanics and context, as proven in its software to the city setting, this e-book lines the conceptual and fabric absence of verbal exchange among the human and the usual and controversially contains such a scarcity inside of a procedure of legislations and a approach of geography which successfully stay closed to environmental considerations.


The e-book appears to be like at Niklas Luhmann's conception of autopoiesis. Introducing the foremost techniques and operations, contextualizing them and commencing them as much as serious research. certainly, not like such a lot discussions on autopoiesis, it proposes a noticeably various examining of the speculation, based on severe criminal, political, sociological, city and ecological theories, whereas drawing from writings by means of Husserl and Derrida, in addition to Latour, Blanchot, Haraway, Agamben and Nancy.


It explores quite a number themes within the parts of environmental legislations and concrete geography, including:



  • environmental danger, 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 legislations and concrete geography and indicates a thorough approach of facing medical lack of know-how, cultural variations and environmental degradation in the perceived want for criminal supply of certainty.

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