Foreword Introduction Chapter 1: In Search of a Messianic Ecology Chapter 2: Philosophy's Degrowth for a Generic Ecology Chapter 3: The House of Philosophy Is in Ruins Chapter 4: The Antinomy of Ecology and Philosophy Chapter 5: The Unification of the Lived-without-Life and Being-in-the-Last-Humanity Chapter 6: Ecology as Quantum of the Messianic Lived Conclusion: Ethics Between Ecology and Messianity
A internationally renowned philosopher - Francois Laruelle - takes on the perennially important topic of what is means to be human and the place of humanity within ecological and post-humanism concerns.
Francois Laruelle is a French philosopher, formerly of the College international de philosophie and the University of Paris X: Nanterre, France.
Francois Laruelle's The Last Humanity is a unique,
ambitious, and provocative adventure in ecological thinking. It
offers one of the most original, realist, and dare I say
deconstructive ecological encounters to date. * Rick Elmore,
Associate Professor of Philosophy, Appalachian State University,
Laruelle's non-philosophical ecology represents an uncompromising challenge to existing ecological thought and, in this brilliantly accomplished translation, makes a provocative and landmark contribution to contemporary eco-critical debate. Laruelle aims at nothing less than a total reconfiguration of the ethical relations between the human, the animal, and biological life more generally and he succeeds in ways that we have hitherto been unable to imagine. * Ian James, Reader in Modern French Literature and Thought, University of Cambridge, UK *