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The World in Which We Occur John Dewey, Pragmatist Ecology, and American Ecological Writing in the Twentieth Century

Author: Neil W Browne
Publisher: Alabama University of Alabama Press 2009
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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American philosopher John Dewey considered all human endeavors to be one with the natural world. In his writings, particularly Art as Experience (1934), Dewey insists on the primacy of the environment in aesthetic experience. Dewey's conception of environment includes both the natural and the man-made. The World in Which We Occur highlights this notion in order to define "pragmatist ecology," a practice rooted in  Read more...
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Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Neil W Browne
ISBN: 9780817315818 0817315810 9780817380175 0817380175
OCLC Number: 1020172179
Awards: Commended for Oregon Book Awards (Nonfiction) 2008
Description: 1 online resource (241 Seiten)

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American philosopher John Dewey considered all human endeavors to be continuous with the natural world. This book insists on the primacy of the environment in aesthetic experience. It probes the work  Read more...

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Neil Browne has produced an illuminating study of John Dewey's philosophy that provides the first sophisticated theoretical grounding for the field of ecocriticism.... A particular strength is its Read more...

 
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