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The nature of being human : from environmentalism to consciousness

Author: Harold Fromm
Publisher: Baltimore, MD : The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Philosophical, critical, often personal, Fromm's sweeping, interdisciplinary, and sometimes combative essays will change the way you think about your place in the environment.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harold Fromm
ISBN: 0801891299 9780801891298
OCLC Number: 778394654
Description: x, 299 p. ; 24 cm
Contents: AcknowledgmentsIntroduction: From Environmentalism to ConsciousnessPart I: Ecology1. Awakening to the "Environment"2. On Being Polluted3. From Transcendence to Obsolescence: A Route Map4. Air and Being: The Psychedelics of Pollution5. Ecocriticism's Genesis6. Ecology and Ideology7. Aldo Leopold: Esthetic "Anthropocentrist"8. Postmodern Ecologizing: Circumference without a Center9. The "Environment" Is Us10. Ecology and Ecstasy on Interstate 8011. Full Stomach Wilderness and the Suburban Esthetic12. Coetzee's Postmodern AnimalsPart Two: "Nature" and Evolution13. My Science Wars14. O, Paglia Mia!15. A Crucifix for Dracula: Wendell Berry Meets Edward O. Wilson16. The New Darwinism in the Humanities17. Ecocriticism's Big Bang18. Overcoming the Oversoul: Emerson's Evolutionary Existentialism19. Back to Bacteria: Richard Dawkins' Fabulous BestiaryPart Three: Consciousness20. Muses, Spooks, Neurons, and the Rhetoric of "Freedom"21. John Searle and His Ghosts22. Daniel Dennett and the Brick Wall of Consciousness23. The Crumbling Mortar of Social ConstructionConclusion: My Life as a RobotNotesIndex
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