Synopses & Reviews
"Bookchin's great virtue is that he constantly relates his theories to society as it is." George Woodcock "Bookchin is capable of penetrating, finely indignant historical analysis. Another stimulating collection." In These Times "A work that gives abundant evidence of its author's position at the centre of debate." Telos
Toward an Ecological Society compiles key writings from a seminal period in Murray Bookchin's thought, including essays on urbanism, the relation between ecology and technology, and the ongoing significance of the Nuclear question.
Murray Bookchin (1921 - 2006) was an American anarchist and libertarian socialist author, orator, historian, and political theorist. A pioneer in the ecology movement, Bookchin initiated the critical theory of social ecology within anarchist, libertarian socialist, and ecological thought. He was the author of two dozen books covering topics in politics, philosophy, history, urban affairs, and ecology.