Freedom in the Anthropocene: Twentieth-Century Helplessness in the Face of Climate Change

  • Alexander M. Stoner
  • Andony Melathopoulos

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Alexander M. Stoner, Andony Melathopoulos
    Pages 1-17
  3. Alexander M. Stoner, Andony Melathopoulos
    Pages 18-27
  4. Alexander M. Stoner, Andony Melathopoulos
    Pages 99-109
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 110-125

About this book


Freedom in the Anthropocene illuminates the Anthropocene from the perspective of critical theory. The authors contextualize our current ecological predicament by focusing on the issues of history and freedom and how they relate to our present inability to render environmental threats and degradation recognizable and surmountable.


Adorno Anthropocene climate change critical theory critique ecological economics environment environmental politics environmental sociology globalization global warming Lukacs Marxism posthumanism postmodernism Postone social domination sustainability climate

Authors and affiliations

  • Alexander M. Stoner
    • 1
  • Andony Melathopoulos
    • 2
  1. 1.Salisbury UniversityUSA
  2. 2.Dalhousie UniversityCanada

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