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The Resource Encountering nature : toward an environmental culture, Thomas Heyd

Encountering nature : toward an environmental culture, Thomas Heyd

Label
Encountering nature : toward an environmental culture
Title
Encountering nature
Title remainder
toward an environmental culture
Statement of responsibility
Thomas Heyd
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book argues that an attentive encounter with nature is of key importance for the development of an environmentally appropriate culture. The fundamental idea is that the environmental degradation that we are increasingly experiencing is best conceived as the consequence of a cultural mismatch: our cultures seem not to be appropriate to the natural environment in which we move and on which we depend in thoroughgoing ways. In addressing this problem, Thomas Heyd weaves together a rich tapestry of perspectives on human interactions with the natural world, ranging from traditional modes of man
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
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1956-
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Heyd, Thomas
Dewey number
304.2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GF13
LC item number
.H48 2007eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Human ecology
  • Environmental ethics
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Environmental ethics
  • Human ecology
Label
Encountering nature : toward an environmental culture, Thomas Heyd
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- The case for environmental morality -- Environmental ethics in the workplace : a call to action -- Environment and culture in Latin America : community, autonomy and resistance -- Aesthetic appreciation and the many stories about nature -- Bashō and wandering aesthetics : recuperating space, recognizing place, following the ways of the universe -- Rock art and the aesthetic appreciation of natural landscapes -- After mining : reflections on reclamation through art -- Nature, culture, and natural heritage : toward a culture of nature -- Northern Plains boulder structures : art and heterotopias -- Nature restoration without dissimulation : learning from Japanese gardens and earthworks -- Botanic gardens as collaboration between humans and nature -- Afterword : enabling an environmental culture
Control code
319838478
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 190 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780754687115
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)319838478
Label
Encountering nature : toward an environmental culture, Thomas Heyd
Publication
Note
Includes index
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- The case for environmental morality -- Environmental ethics in the workplace : a call to action -- Environment and culture in Latin America : community, autonomy and resistance -- Aesthetic appreciation and the many stories about nature -- Bashō and wandering aesthetics : recuperating space, recognizing place, following the ways of the universe -- Rock art and the aesthetic appreciation of natural landscapes -- After mining : reflections on reclamation through art -- Nature, culture, and natural heritage : toward a culture of nature -- Northern Plains boulder structures : art and heterotopias -- Nature restoration without dissimulation : learning from Japanese gardens and earthworks -- Botanic gardens as collaboration between humans and nature -- Afterword : enabling an environmental culture
Control code
319838478
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 190 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780754687115
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)319838478

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