Volume 19, Issue 2, Fall 2022
A Planetary Imagination: Responses to Chakrabarty’s Socio-Natural Historiography
We Have Always Been Planetary
This essay shows how a new materialist theory of the Earth side-steps the distinction between the global and the planetary that structures Chakrabarty’s historiography. It advocates for a non-binary-generating approach to our planetary situation grounded in the philosophy of motion.