Times—Before and After

November 24th, 2014

How does the Anthropocene’s time window relate to before and after? How can futures be understood in relation to the times before when we had no Anthropocene to think with?

 

The Anthropocene is an epoch, era, or period, perhaps. It thus occupies a space in time. How does this time window relate to before and after? How was time conceived then and how can futures be regarded now on the threshold of the Anthropocene? And how can futures be understood in relation to the times before when we had no Anthropocene to think with?