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Spirit of the Environment: Religion, Value and Environmental Concern

Edited By: David E Cooper and Joy A Palmer

204 pages, no illustrations


Paperback | Dec 1998 | #81505 | ISBN: 0415142024
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Hardback | Dec 1998 | #81504 | ISBN: 0415142016
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Addresses the environmental attitudes of the major religions, the relationship between art and nature, the Gaia hypothesis, and the non-instrumental values which have inspired environmental concern.


Preface 1. Indian religious traditions, Puroshottama Bilimoria 2. Chinese religion and ecology, Martin Palmer 3. Religion and nature: the Abrahamic faiths' concepts of creation, His All-Holiness Bartolomeus and others 4. Pantheism, Stephen R.L Clark 5. The real, the one and the many in ecological thought, Freya Mathews 6. The recovery of wisdom: Gaia theory and environmental policy, Anne Primavesi 7. Nature and the environment in indigenous and traditional cultures, Kay Milton 8. Aetheticism and environmentalism, David E. Cooper 9. The Romantics' view of nature, Greg Garrard 10. Philosophy and the environmental movement, Kate Rawles 11. Spiritual ideas, environmental concerns and educational practice, Joy A. Palmer 12. Spirit of the middle earth: practical thinking for an instrumental age, Richard D. Smith

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