The three ecologies

New Formations - ISSN 0950-2378
Volume 1989 Number 8

The three ecologies
Felix Guattari, pages -

Abstract

Guattari questions Decartes’ famous claim that subjectivity is essentially connected to thinking - ‘I think therefore I am’. He looks at the modern world and at our understanding of subjectivity, which he sees as essentially based on a Freudian model, and contrasts this with previous models of subjectivity such as the medieval model of courtly love. Guattari asks whether Freudianism can helpfully be reconfigured, if not transcended altogether, and ways in which future ‘ecologies’, informed by Marxist arguments, may help us to move beyond the current modern world of unregulated capitalism. ‘Mental ecology’ and ‘social ecology’ will be critical to the new subjectivities that he envisages.

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Felix Guattari (1989) The three ecologies, New Formations, 1989(8), -

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