Environmentalism and Human Emancipation

  • Robert J. Brulle
Part of the Main Trends of the Modern World book series (MTMW)


Hegel’s characterization of the cultural situation as standing on the verge of a major transformation is now a widely shared image of our current world. In this cultural world, a world in which the old is not yet dead and the new has not yet been born, intellectuals bear both a special task and a responsibility. As creators of new realities, we must actively foster a new social image of society that can better address the conditions our society now faces. In fulfilling this task, however, we must meet our moral responsibility to critically evaluate the social and political consequences of the alternative realities advocated in our work.


Social Movement Social Order Public Sphere World View Critical Theory 
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