School of Marxism, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, Beijing, 100876, China
As a representative figure of Western ecological socialism, Gorz's theoretical exploration process has entered the 21st century from the latter half of the 20th century. Unlike other Western ecological sociologists, Gorz began to construct the idea of ecological socialism from the perspective of existentialism. In the process of criticizing existentialism, Gorz keenly felt that the endless ecological crisis events that emerged in capitalist society were precisely due to the emergence of contradictions within capitalism. Gorz began to pay attention to the capitalist ecological crisis in reality while accumulating theoretical sources for his own ecological socialist theoretical system. As a fundamental transitional theory, this theory played a connecting role in constructing the future theoretical framework for Gorz. The main content of Gorz's criticism of the capitalist ecological crisis can be explored in detail through his critical theories on three aspects: capitalist economic rationality, science and technology, and alienated consumption.
ecological socialism; economic rationality; ecological rationality; science and technology; alienated consumption; ecological crisis
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