Murray Bookchin
Which Way for the Ecology Movement? Essays
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Which Way for the Ecology Movement Essays In the essays that make up this book Murray Bookchin calls for a critical social standpoint that transcends both biocentrism and ecocentrism A call for new politics and ethics of complementarity in

  • Title: Which Way for the Ecology Movement? Essays
  • Author: Murray Bookchin
  • ISBN: 9781873176269
  • Page: 500
  • Format: Paperback
  • In the essays that make up this book, Murray Bookchin calls for a critical social standpoint that transcends both biocentrism and ecocentrism A call for new politics and ethics of complementarity, in which people, fighting for a free, nonhierarchical, and cooperative society, begin to play a creative role in natural evolution Bookchin attacks the misanthropic notionIn the essays that make up this book, Murray Bookchin calls for a critical social standpoint that transcends both biocentrism and ecocentrism A call for new politics and ethics of complementarity, in which people, fighting for a free, nonhierarchical, and cooperative society, begin to play a creative role in natural evolution Bookchin attacks the misanthropic notion that the environmental crisis is caused mainly by overpopulation or humanity s genetic makeup.He resolutely points to social causes patriarchy, racism, and a capitalistic grow or die economy as some of the problems the environmental movement must deal with These ideas have to be confronted by environmentally concerned readers if the ecology movement is not to destroy its own potential as a force for social change and the achievement of a truly ecological society.Murray Bookchin s writings have profoundly influenced ecological thinking over the last forty years Now in his 80s, he has been a life long radical, a trade union activist in the 30s and 40s, an innovative theorist in the 60s, and a leading participant in the anti nuclear and radical wing of the Greens in the 70s and 80s His ideas on social ecology have been important contributions to left libertarian thinking.

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    1. Michael McGuinness says:

      An interesting selection of essays by Murray Bookchin published by AK Press in 1994.Essays: "The Future of the Ecology Movement". "Will Ecology Become "the Dismal Science?". "The Population Myth". "Sociobiology or Social Ecology?". These essays mostly date form the 80s and 90s.The first essays I enjoyed and identified with, for Bookchin's uncompromising critique of the mysticism and misanthropy sometimes evident in the ecology and environmentalist movement at the time, and still existing today. [...]

    2. Josiah Miller says:

      A great collection of essays that focus on social ecology and the aggregation of society to break down non-hierarchical constructs that are prevalent. The fecundity of these ideas are drawn together to show social ecology as a science with an optimistic future and vision instead of a sociobiology or a deep ecology that points more towards a dismal outlook that can pave a path to fascism.

    3. Loránd says:

      This book contains a ruthless takedown of all tendencies in the environmental movement that are rife with mysticism, and which are ultimately deeply misanthropic. I can definitely agree with Bookchin with his rational critique of such anti-rational elements.The essay "The Population Myth" is a complete eye opener: "The “population problem” has a Phoenix-like existence: it rises from the ashes at least every generation and sometimes every decade or so. The prophecies are usually the same name [...]

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