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Science and nature : past, present, and future

Author: Carolyn Merchant
Publisher: New York, NY : Routledge, 2018. ©2018
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"Science and Nature brings together the work and insights of historian Carolyn Merchant on the history of science, environmental history, and ethics. The book explores her ideas about the interconnections among science, women, nature, and history as they have emerged over her academic lifetime. Focusing on topics such as "the Death of Nature," the Scientific Revolution, women in the history of science and  Read more...
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Merchant, Carolyn.
Science and nature.
New York, NY ; Abingdon, Oxon : Routledge, 2018
(DLC) 2017026337
(OCoLC)1018366826
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Carolyn Merchant
ISBN: 9781351620666 1351620665 9781315111988 1315111985 9781351620673 1351620673 9781351620659 1351620657
OCLC Number: 1011094441
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction : a look back --
The scientific revolution --
On energy and momentum --
Women and the scientific revolution --
Ecology and conservation --
Environmental ethics --
Conclusion : science for the 21st century.
Responsibility: Carolyn Merchant.

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"Science and Nature brings together the work and insights of historian Carolyn Merchant on the history of science, environmental history, and ethics. The book explores her ideas about the interconnections among science, women, nature, and history as they have emerged over her academic lifetime. Focusing on topics such as "the Death of Nature," the Scientific Revolution, women in the history of science and environment, and partnership ethics, it synthesizes her writings and sets out a vision for the twenty-first century. Anyone interested in the interactions between science and nature in the past, present, and future will want to read this book. It is an ideal text for courses on the environment, environmental history, history of science, and the philosophy of science."--Provided by publisher.

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