There is no relation between Latour’s ontology of modes of existence and his discourse on Gaia. He could easily change the number, names, and specifications of the modes without having to change a word in his commitment to Gaia militancy. In fact the incessant talk about Gaia serves to cover up the fact that Latour has a very inadequate philosophy of Nature and that his idea of politics is very conservative. In fact his politics of Gaia is an anomalous appendage in terms of his ontological system.

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