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Rethinking Nature: Essays in Environmental Philosophy

Edited By: Bruce V Foltz and Robert Frodeman

344 pages, no illustrations

Indiana University Press

Paperback | Nov 2004 | #145088 | ISBN: 0253217024
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Hardback | Nov 2004 | #145087 | ISBN: 0253344409
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The essays featured in this volume embrace environmental philosophy in its broadest sense and include topics such as environmental ethics, environmental aesthetics, ontology, theology, gender and the environment, and the role of science and technology in forming knowledge about our world.


Introduction: The Nature of Environmental Philosophy Bruce V. Foltz and Robert Frodeman Part 1. The Phenomenology of Nature 1. The Uncanny Goodness of Being Edible to Bears James Hatley; 2. Trees and Truth (or, Why We are Really all Druids) David Wood; 3. Boundary Projects Versus Border Patrol Irene J. Klaver; 4. Children and the Ethics of Place Ingrid Leman Stefanovic; 5. Reciprocity: Water-Borne Reflections from the Northwest Coast David Abram Part 2. Nature and the Philosophical Tradition 6. Eco-Logic: An Erotic of Nature Patricia Glazebrook; 7. Vegetable Genius: Plant Metamorphosis as a Figure for Thinking and Relating to the Natural World in Post-Kantian German Thought Elaine P. Miller; 8. The Elemental Earth John Sallis Part 3. Nature and Natural Science 9. Philosophy in the Field Robert Frodeman; 10. Beyond Doubt: Environmental Philosophy and the Human Predicament Robert Kirkman; 11. Deleuze's and Guattari's Return to Science as a Basis for Environmental Philosophy Robert Mugerauer Part 4. Approaches to Nature 12. What Can Continental Philosophy Contribute to Environmentalism? Michael Zimmerman; 13. Contemporary Continental Philosophy and Environmental Ethics: A Difficult Relationship? Diane Michelfelder; 14. Biodiversity, Exuberance, and Abundance: Cherishing the Body of the Earth Stephen David Ross; 15. Mapping the Earth in Works of Art Edward S. Casey Part 5. The Nature of Nature 16. The Music of Space Alphonso Lingis; 17. A Sand County Almanac: From Anthropocentric to Ecogenic Thinking Kenneth Maly; 18. Nature and Nurture: A Non-Disjunctive Approach Bruce Wilshire, with Ron Cooper; 19. Nature and Freedom: An Introduction to the Environmental Thought of Bernard Charbonneau Daniel Cerezuelle; 20. Nature's Other Side: The Demise of Nature and the Phenomenology of Givenness Bruce V. Foltz

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