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Academic Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences, 2023, 6(21); doi: 10.25236/AJHSS.2023.062106.

An Analysis of André Gorz's Ecological Crisis Theory: From Economic Reason to Ecological Reason


Ji Hongwei, Liu Zhengzhou

Corresponding Author:
Ji Hongwei

China University of Political Science and Law, Beijing, China


In response to the current ecological crisis in capitalist society and to revitalize Marxism in the West, Western ecological Marxist analyze the anti-ecological nature of capitalism and advocate an alliance between socialism and the ecological movement. André Gorz, from the perspectives of economic reason and ecological reason, analyzes the root causes of the ecological crisis under capitalism and the ecological characteristics of the socialist movement itself, constructing a path to resolving the ecological crisis and transitioning towards socialism. Despite its utopian aspects, his ideas on limiting economic expansion reason and overcoming false consumption are highly significant for socialist ecological reason civilization construction.


André Gorz, Ecological Crisis, Economic Reason, Ecological Reason

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Ji Hongwei, Liu Zhengzhou. An Analysis of André Gorz's Ecological Crisis Theory: From Economic Reason to Ecological Reason. Academic Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences (2023) Vol. 6, Issue 21: 31-35. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJHSS.2023.062106.


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