Issue 9: Contents

Summer 2018 |


 

From the Editors

EMMA BRUSH AND TED NORDHAUS

Nature Wars
Introducing Issue 9 of Breakthrough Journal
 

Features

RACHEL LAUDAN

With the Grain
Against the New Paleo Politics

ALAN LEVINOVITZ

On Naturalness
Nature as Metaphor, Not Fact

R. DAVID SIMPSON

The Trouble with Ecosystem Services
When Pricing Everything Means Valuing Nothing

MARK SAGOFF

Welcome to the Narcisscene
Returning Humans to the Center of the Cosmos
 

Essays

FRED BLOCK

Seeing the State
In Search of a New History of Economic Modernity

JULIE GUTHMAN

Strawberry Fields Forever?
When Soil Muddies Sustainability

BRANDON KEIM

If We Could Talk to the Animals
Do Our Politics Have Room for Nonhumans Too?
 

Poems

JACK GILBERT

A Brief for the Defense

LESLIE ULLMAN

Accept Advice
 

Responses

NILS GILMAN

It's the Institutions, Stupid

RASMUS KARLSSON

Doubling Down on Progress

MICHAEL LIND

It's the Technology, Stupid

GARRETT M. BROAD

The Wrong Animal Welfare Debate
 

Reviews

TALI PERELMAN

Synthetic: How Life Got Made
By Sophia Roosth

EMMA BRUSH

The Evolution of Beauty: How Darwin's Forgotten Theory of Mate Choice Shapes the Animal World — and Us
By Richard O. Prum
 

Cartoons

JACOB SAMUEL

Illustrations in Issue 9


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