Is Life Getting More Complex?

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:

This material was for Cultural Ecology 2017. I revisited the Ingold reading for a Cultural Ecology 2020 course in a class titled Complexity.

I also tackled the Ingold chapter in 2022 for a class on the History of Anthropological Thought:

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