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Earth in mind : on education, environment, and the human prospect

Author: David W Orr
Publisher: Washington, DC : Island Press, [2004] ©2004
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 10th anniversary editionView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Orr, David W., 1944-
Earth in mind.
Washington, DC : Island Press, ©2004
(DLC) 2004009783
(OCoLC)55078602
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David W Orr
ISBN: 9781597268981 1597268984
OCLC Number: 905558608
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 221 pages)
Contents: pt. 1. The problem of education --
1. What is education for? --
2. The dangers of education --
3. The problem of education --
4. The business of education --
pt. 2. First principles --
5. Love --
6. Some thoughts on intelligence --
7. Reflections on water and oil --
8. Virtue --
9. Forests and trees --
10. Politics --
11. Economics --
12. Judgment : Pascal's wager and economics in a hotter time --
pt. 3. Rethinking education --
13. Rating colleges --
14. The problem of disciplines and the discipline of problems --
15. Professionalism and the human prospect --
16. Designing minds --
17. Architect as pedagogy --
18. Agriculture and the liberal arts --
19. Educating a constituency for the long haul --
pt. 4. Destinations --
20. Love it or lose it : the coming biophilia revolution --
21. A world that takes its environment seriously --
22. Prices and the life exchanged : costs of the U.S. food system --
23. Refugees or homecomers? : conjectures about the future of rural America --
24. Hope in hard times --
Conclusion. Earth in mind.
Responsibility: David W. Orr ; with a new introduction and essay by the author.

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