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Nature as landscape : dwelling and understanding

Author: Kraft E Von Maltzahn
Publisher: Montreal ; Buffalo : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©1994.
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In this work, the author examines the "unnatural" relationship that has developed between human beings and nature. Drawing on evidence from philosophy and the history of science, he argues that  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kraft E Von Maltzahn
ISBN: 0773512330 9780773512337
OCLC Number: 30510829
Description: x, 149 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. The Objective Interpretation of Nature --
2. Human Beings and Nature in the Mythological World --
3. The Interpretation of Humankind --
4. The Historical Nature of Humankind and the Contemporary Technological Order --
5. Nature and Culture, 1 --
6. The Biological World --
7. The Life-World, 1 --
8. The Life-World, 2 --
9. Visual Thinking and Tacit Knowing --
10. Nature and Culture, 2 --
11. Nature as Landscape --
12. Construction of a World.
Responsibility: Kraft E. von Maltzahn.
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