Environmental Philosophy 18 (1):41-63 (2021)

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Jack Black
Sheffield Hallam University
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Theoretical applications of time and temporality remain a key consideration for both climate scientists and the humanities. By way of extending this importance, we critically examine Timothy Morton’s proposed “ecological awareness” alongside Slavoj Žižek’s “parallax view”. In doing so, the article introduces a “past-present parallax” in order to contest that, while conceptions of the past are marked by “lack”, equally, our conceptions of and relations to Nature remain grounded in an ontological incompleteness, marked by contingency. This novel approach presents an ecological awareness that remains temporally attuned to the impasses and inconsistencies which frame our relations in/with Nature.
Keywords time  temporality  nature  ecology  political ecology  dirt  melancholy  Slavoj Zizek  Timothy Morton  parallax
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DOI 10.5840/envirophil202135102
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