By Imre Szeman,Dominic Boyer
Energy humanities is a box of scholarship that, like scientific and electronic humanities prior to it, goals to beat conventional limitations among the disciplines and among educational and utilized study. Responding to becoming public crisis approximately anthropogenic weather switch and the unsustainability of the fuels we use to energy our smooth society, strength humanists spotlight the basic contribution that humanistic insights and techniques could make to parts of research as soon as idea most sensible left to the common sciences.
In this groundbreaking anthology, Imre Szeman and Dominic Boyer have introduced jointly a delicately curated number of the simplest and such a lot influential paintings in power humanities. Arguing that today’s power and environmental dilemmas are essentially difficulties of ethics, behavior, mind's eye, values, associations, trust, and power—all conventional components of workmanship of the arts and humanistic social sciences—the essays and different items featured right here display the dimensions and complexity of the problems the realm faces. Their authors provide compelling probabilities for locating our manner past our present strength dependencies towards a sustainable future.
Contributors contain: Margaret Atwood, Paolo Bacigalupi, Lesley Battler, Ursula Biemann, Dominic Boyer, Italo Calvino, Warren Cariou, Dipesh Chakrabarty, Una Chaudhuri, Claire Colebrook, Stephen Collis, Erik M. Conway, Amy De’Ath, Adam Dickinson, Fritz Ertl, Pope Francis, Amitav Ghosh, Gökçe Günel, Gabrielle Hecht, Cymene Howe, Dale Jamieson, Julia Kasdorf, Oliver Kellhammer, Stephanie LeMenager, Barry Lord, Graeme Macdonald, Joseph Masco, John McGrath, Martin McQuillan, Timothy Mitchell, Timothy Morton, Jean-François Mouhot, Abdul Rahman Munif, Judy Natal, Reza Negarestani, Pablo Neruda, David Nye, Naomi Oreskes, Andrew Pendakis, Karen Pinkus, Ken Saro-Wiwa, Hermann Scheer, Roy Scranton, Allan Stoekl, Imre Szeman, Laura Watts, Michael Watts, Jennifer Wenzel, Sheena Wilson, Patricia Yaeger, and Marina Zurkow