By Sverre Raffnsøe
The Anthropocene is heralded as a brand new epoch distinguishing itself from all foregoing eons within the historical past of the Earth. it really is characterised by way of the overarching value of the human species in a few respects, but additionally via the popularity of human dependence and precariousness. A severe human flip affecting the human situation remains to be within the technique of arriving within the wake of an preliminary Copernican Revolution and Kant's resulting moment Copernican Counter-revolution.
Within this panorama, concerns about the human - its finitude, responsiveness, accountability, adulthood, auto-affection and dating to itself - look rephrased and re-accentuated as decisive probing questions. during this e-book Sverre Raffnsøe explores how the switch has ramifications for the types of information that may be received pertaining to humans and for the human sciences as a research of human existential beings within the world.