Anarchism’s Posthuman Future
Cudworth, E. and Hobden, S. 2018. Anarchism’s Posthuman Future. Anarchist Studies. 26 (1).
|Authors||Cudworth, E. and Hobden, S.|
In previous work, we have argued that there are considerable areas of overlap between anarchism and complexity thinking, in particular because both explore the possibilities for the development of order without a specific source of authority. In more recent interventions we have developed a posthuman world view as a political project based on a foundation in complexity thinking. Hierarchical and exclusive forms of social organisation are usually understood by anarchists to be forms of domination. It is unsurprising then, that the history of anarchist thought and practical political engagement demonstrates a concern with an eclectic range of dominations. In this paper, we argue that in questioning our treatment of the environment, or ‘nature’ and in problematising some of our relations with non-human beings and things, some anarchism usefully informs the politics of posthumanism.
|Journal citation||26 (1)|
|Publisher||Lawrence and Wishart|
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|Web address (URL)||https://www.lwbooks.co.uk/anarchist-studies/26-1/anarchisms-posthuman-future|
|Publication process dates|
|Deposited||19 Sep 2017|
|Copyright information||© 2018 Lawrence and Wishart|
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