Latour’s Lecture “The Anthropocene and the Destruction of the Image of the Globe”

This is lecture 4 of Latour’s Gifford Lectures. The paradox of what is called “globalization” is that there is no “global globe” to hold the multitude of concerns that have to be assembled to replace the “politics of nature” of former periods. What are the instruments —always local and partial— that are sensitive enough to Gaia’s components for the limited technical and emotional apparatus of assembled humans?

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