By Mick Smith
Against Ecological Sovereignty is a passionate protection of radical ecology that speaks on to present debates about the nature, and risks, of sovereign energy. attractive the paintings of Bataille, Arendt, Levinas, Nancy, and Agamben, between others, Mick Smith reconnects the political critique of sovereign energy with ecological issues, arguing that moral and political obligations for the results of our activities don't finish with these outlined as human.
Against Ecological Sovereignty is the 1st publication to show Agamben’s research of sovereignty and biopolitics towards an research of ecological matters. In doing so it exposes limits to that concept, holding that the more and more frequent biopolitical administration of human populations has an unrecognized ecological analogue—reducing nature to a “resource” for human tasks. Smith contends radical ecological politics needs to withstand either the depoliticizing workout of sovereign strength and the pervasive unfold of biopolitics in an effort to show new probabilities for developing fit human and nonhuman communities.
Presenting a stinging critique of human claims to sovereignty over the flora and fauna, Smith proposes an alternate option to conceive of posthumanist ecological communities—one that acknowledges the utter singularity of the beings in them.
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Against Ecological Sovereignty: Ethics, Biopolitics, and Saving the Natural World (Posthumanities) by Mick Smith