Using Cultural Ecology 2017 to speculate on big questions about the future of life in the Anthropocene. One question: Have we stopped evolving?
The two readings:
- Tim Ingold, “‘People like us’: The concept of the anatomically modern human” (373-391) in The Perception of the Environment: Essays on Livelihood, Dwelling and Skill
- Anna Tsing pp.217-250 in The Mushroom at the End of the World: On the Possibility of Life in Capitalist Ruins
I revisited the Ingold chapter for a 2022 course in the History of Anthropological Thought: