New PDF release: A Political Economy of Attention, Mindfulness and

By Peter Doran

ISBN-10: 1138015970

ISBN-13: 9781138015975

The energy of capital is the facility to focus on our recognition, mildew market-ready identities, and decrease the general public realm to an never-ending sequence of decisions. This has far-reaching implications for our mental, actual and religious health and wellbeing, and eventually for our international ecology. during this buyer age, the underlying teachings of Buddhist mindfulness provide greater than person health and wellbeing and resilience. additionally they provide new resources of serious inquiry into our collective , and will element, in time, to regulatory tasks within the box of well-being.

This booklet attracts jointly full of life debates from the recent economics of transition, commons and healthiness, consumerism, and the rising position of mindfulness in pop culture. Engaged Buddhist practices and teachings correspond heavily to insights in modern political philosophical investigations into the character of energy, significantly by means of Michel Foucault. The 'attention economic climate' will be understood as a brand new area of fight in our age of neoliberal governmentality; because the forces of enclosure – having colonized forests, land and the our bodies of workers – at the moment are prolonged to the world of our minds and subjectivity. This poses questions on the restoration of the 'mindful commons': the practices we needs to domesticate to reclaim our realization, time and lives from the forces of capitalization.?

This is a invaluable source for college students and students of environmental philosophy, environmental psychology, environmental sociology, well-being and new economics, political economic system, environmental politics, the commons and legislation, in addition to Buddhist idea and philosophy.

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