We used the readings in Cultural Ecology 2017 to speculate on big questions about the future of life in the Anthropocene. A big question: Is Life Getting More Complex?
The two readings:
- Tim Ingold, “The dynamics of technical change” in The Perception of the Environment: Essays on Livelihood, Dwelling and Skill
- Anna Tsing in The Mushroom at the End of the World: On the Possibility of Life in Capitalist Ruins
I also tackled the Ingold chapter in 2022 for a class on the History of Anthropological Thought: