The Three Ecologies

Author(s): Felix Guattari

ecological | Bloomsbury Academic | theory and history | critical theory

Extending the definition of ecology to encompass social relations and human subjectivity as well as environmental concerns, The Three Ecologies argues that the ecological crises that threaten our planet are the direct result of the expansion of a new form of capitalism and that a new ecosophical approach must be found which respects the differences between all living systems. A powerful critique of capitalism and a manifesto for a new way of thinking, the book is also an ideal introduction to the work of one of Europe's most radical thinkers. This edition includes a chronology of Guattari's life and work, introductions to both his general philosophy and to the work itself, and extended notes to the original text.


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The influential Psychoanalytic theorist and activist explores the impact of capitalism on our current environmental crisis and the need for a new way of living.

Felix Guattari (1930-1992) was a French psychoanalyst, philosopher, social theorist and radical activist. He is best known for his collaborative work with Gilles Deleuze. Ian Pindar is a freelance writer and editor. Paul Sutton is Senior Lecturer in Film and TV Studies at Roehampton University, UK. Gary Genosko is Professor of Communication at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Toronto, Canada. He is editor of The Guattari Reader, Deleuze and Guattari: Critical Assessments, and author of Baudrillard and Signs, Undisciplined Theory, and McLuhan and Baudrillard: The Masters of Implosion.

Felix Guattari: A ChronolgyTranslator's IntroductionNote on the Translation and AcknowledgementsThe Three EcologiesNotesThe Life and Work of Felix Guattari: From Transversality to Ecosophy by Gary GenoskoBibliographyIndex

General Fields

  • : 9781472523815
  • : Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • : Bloomsbury Academic
  • : March 2014
  • : May 2014
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Felix Guattari
  • : Paperback
  • : 152