By John Muir,William Cronon
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Stephen Law's dream task had him operating within the nation's most sensible environment--its forests. Raised on a farm in rural Maine, Stephen turned a civil engineer for the U. S. woodland carrier, and A wooded area atmosphere was once written from his reviews. He enjoyed the woods and the animals that lived there, hunted, fished and enjoyed to camp and discover.
The Western method of nature has consistently operated below either non secular and clinical perspectives. whereas Christianity decrees that humans have dominion over nature, evolutionary biology teaches us that we're yet hugely tailored animals between a organic community of thousands of alternative species. what's our right courting to wild animals-and what's our accountability to them?
At the part grew out of a life-time spent dwelling and touring around the American Southwest, from San Antonio to la. Char Miller examines this borderland area via a native's eyes and contemplates its significant conflicts. inner to a few of the US states and Mexico's northern tier, there are struggles over water, debates over undocumented immigrants, the criminalizing of the border, and the region's evolution right into a no-man's land.
Henry D. Thoreaus Hauptwerk ist nicht »Walden« oder »Über den zivilen Ungehorsam«, sondern sein Tagebuch, das er als 20-jähriger begann und bis wenige Tage vor seinem Tod 1861 führte. Darin notierte er Beobachtungen, die zu den bedeutendsten Naturschilderungen der Weltliteratur zählen, aber auch Gedanken und Refl exionen, die ihn als ganz eigenständigen philosophischen Kopf erkennen lassen.
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