Sobre o Antropoceno propriamente político, ou sobre a disposição propriamente política para o Antropoceno


  • Mario Blaser Memorial University of Newfoundland
  • Lucas da Costa Maciel Memorial University of Newfoundland
  • Diana Paola Gómez Mateus PPGAS/USP



ontologia, pós-política, Antropoceno, povos indígenas


As crises ambientais referenciadas pelo termo Antropoceno incitam respostas que refletem diferentes entendimentos sobre a forma correta de se viver na Terra. Isso, seria de se esperar, deveria gerar uma proliferação de desentendimentos e uma expansão da política. No entanto, os chamados autores pós-políticos alertam que, em vez disso, a maneira como o Antropoceno foi trazido aos olhos do público implica um esvaziamento da política e uma negação da busca inerentemente conflituosa de diferentes visões sobre a maneira certa de se viver na Terra. Para fazer frente isso, eles propõem que a problemática do Antropoceno precisa ser deslocada para o terreno do “propriamente político”. Neste artigo, exploro o que o “propriamente político” poderia significar no contexto do Antropoceno.

Biografia do Autor

Mario Blaser, Memorial University of Newfoundland

Professor, Departamento de Arqueologia, Memorial University of Newfoundland.

Lucas da Costa Maciel, Memorial University of Newfoundland

Pós-doutorando, Departamento de Arqueologia, Memorial University of Newfoundland.

Diana Paola Gómez Mateus, PPGAS/USP

Doutoranda Programa de Pós-graduação em Antropologia Social, Universidade de São Paulo.


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