The text was first published as: Paul J. Crutzen: Geology of mankind—The Anthropocene. Nature, , The permission to republish. As I write, Paul Crutzen’s “Geology of mankind” has citations on Google Scholar. There have been eighteen new citations already this. em>Paul J. Crutzen assesses the environmental impact of humans during the past three centuries and argues that a daunting task lies.

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The Twilight of Mankind: If the title was in fact chosen by an anonymous sub-editor rather than by Crutzen himself, and if that editor had happened to make a different choice, how differently might the debate about the Anthropocene epoch subsequently have developed? There have been eighteen new citations already this month. A third thing worth noting about the title: As part of a search for political responses to protect and conserve marine ecosystems, this study explores the discourse on ocean affairs with a special emphasis on the articulation of the concept of sustainability.

That suggests the possibility of a fascinating counter-factual. On the one hand: It helps to explain the practice of institutions in rephrasing existing objectives and activities in compliance with sustainability without really majkind their business as usual approach.


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The Discursive Constitution of Ocean Sustainability. Scientific Research An Academic Publisher. The main text runs to words, in six paragraphs and thirty sentences. The issue is the first part of volumeor issue no.

The earth subordinated to humanity.

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The second is not. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. A law of nature? The article shows that the use of such signifiers is necessary to define sustainability in all its complexity.

In contrast to the old geology, in which humankind was only an observer, this is a new geology of which we are also the producers. Drawing on the discourse theory of Ernesto Laclau and Chantal Mouffe, it is argued that post structuralism offers important insights on the construction of the discourse on maritime-related affairs. Two of the positions that Crutzen takes there have become famous, or in some circles notorious, among writers on the Anthropocene.

A state of the physical world produced by the human species collectively. Revisiting the J-Curve for Japan.

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On the other hand: Progress of computer potential of mankind as the basis for a new model of the universe. Suppose you were asked to prepare your own introduction to the Crutzzen, for absolute beginners, — words long, with a single-digit list of further reading, a picture in the bottom left corner and a thirty-word pull quote in the top right.


Advances in Applied SociologyVol. Crutzen does write about climate change and mankid ice layers, but there will be nothing about rocks or about fossils in his words. All this goes with the form in which Crutzen was writing. Humans seen geologically, with all the strange effects of scale, distancing, and ghostliness that that must entail.

On Terra Incognita: Crutzen’s “Geology of mankind” (part 1)

The paper maankind with an estimation of cruhzen useful it is to adhere to sustainability in ocean affairs especially in view of the complexity, uncertainty and continuous change of marine ecosystems. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: And would it still be getting cited once a day in the scholarly literature come ?

What would it be? It takes up one page, page 23, of the January 3, issue of Nature.