Title

Earthly indifference and human difference. Book review symposium - Inhuman Nature: Sociable Life on a Dynamic Planet by Nigel Clark

RIS ID

69550

Publication Details

Head, L. M. (2012). Earthly indifference and human difference. Book review symposium - Inhuman Nature: Sociable Life on a Dynamic Planet by Nigel Clark. Progress in Human Geography, 36 (5), 683-685.

Abstract

Inspired by, but also in reaction to the flattened topologies of Latourian relationality, Clark puts forward the notion of radical asymmetry. ‘This is the bottom line of human being: we are utterly dependent on an earth and a cosmos that is, to a large degree, indifferent to us’ (p. 50).

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