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Human Nature and the Natural World

By: Alan Hamilton

427 pages, B/w photos, maps

New Millennium

Paperback | Dec 2000 | #119804 | ISBN: 185845302X
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About this book

In a world of globalisation, spreading from its origins in western, economically privileged society, how are the necessary social frameworks to be established to permit the realisation of individual aspirations without destroying the natural resources on which people depend? This carefully researched, thoughtful study is an invaluable addition to the literature on this subject.

Contents: The worlds we make - The world of science - The human, according to science - Personal worlds - Creativity, conservatism and knowledge - Social worlds - Spread of western culture - Traditional societies - Religion - Traditional societies and the natural world - Ideologies and western ideals - The western revolution and the natural world - Future worlds - Globalisation, environment and human nature.

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