Informit article: Social agency and the anthropocene

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Abstract:

Intellectual practice as social form, high-tech science as bearer of the Anthropocene There could hardly be a more dramatic development than is occurring today where the balance of powers between the natural world and one of its component species – ‘Homo sapiens’ – shifts, such that ‘Homo sapiens’ becomes a significant driver of changes that begin to shape, even unbalance, the natural world. This process is what is increasingly being called the Anthropocene.

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