We can all agree that times are changing. Humans are fundamentally changing our planet - and not for the better. We are in a new human phase of evolution - known as the Anthropocene. This has created the world's current 6th mass extinction phase. Many of us are aware of the havoc we are wreaking on our planet, as well as becoming self-aware as to how we are individually contributing to Earth's problems. What is "dark ecology"? "Hyperobjects"? Do we need a new concept for "nature"? Read on to learn about one of the world's 50 most influential living philosophers. His ideas have been featured in Newsweek, the New Yorker, and the New York Times. We are changing our planet, and as a consequence, we need to change our way of thinking about our planet.

A reckoning for our species': the philosopher prophet of the Anthropocene

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