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Reinhabiting Reality: Towards a Recovery of Culture

Series: SUNY Series in Environmental Philosophy and Ethics

By: Freya Mathews(Author)

256 pages, no illustrations

State University of New York Press

Paperback | Feb 2005 | #153996 | ISBN: 0791463087
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Hardback | Dec 2004 | #223199 | ISBN: 0791463079
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About this book

Freya Mathews argues that replacing the materialist premise of modern civilization with a panpsychist one transforms the entire fabric of culture in profound ways. She claims that the environmental crisis is a symptom of deeper issues facing modern civilization arising from the loss of the very meaning of culture. To come to grips with this crisis requires a change in the metaphysical premise of modernity deeper than any as yet envisaged even by the radical ecology movement. This is a change with profound implications for the full range of existential questions and not merely for questions regarding our relationship with "nature."


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