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Infinite nature

Author: R Bruce Hull
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In this work, R. Bruce Hull argues that environmentalism will never achieve its goals unless it sheds its fundamentalist logic. The movement is too bound up in polarizing ideologies that pit humans against nature, conservation against development, and government regulation against economic growth. Only when we acknowledge the infinite perspectives on how people should relate to nature will we forge solutions that  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: R Bruce Hull
ISBN: 0226359441 9780226359441 022610222X 9780226102221 9780226107998 022610799X
OCLC Number: 62535964
Description: xiii, 258 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface --
1. Introduction --
2. Anthropogenic nature --
3. Evolving nature --
4. Ecological nature --
5. (In)finite nature --
6. Economic nature --
7. Healthy nature --
8. Fair nature --
9. Spiritual nature --
10. Human nature --
11. Rightful nature --
12. Aesthetic nature --
13. Moral nature --
Conclusion --
Nortes --
References --
Index.
Responsibility: R. Bruce Hull.
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Explores some of the myriad perspectives, from the scientific understandings proffered by anthropology, evolution, and ecology, to the promise of environmental responsibility offered by technology  Read more...

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