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By Michael E. Soulé,Alan Gussow,Michael E. Soule,Gary Lease,Albert Borgmann,Gary Paul Nabhan,Kathryn Hayles,David Graber,Donald Worster,Paul Shepard

How a lot of technology is culturally developed? How a lot depends upon language and metaphor? How do our principles approximately nature connect to truth? Can nature be "reinvented" via subject matter parks and department stores, or via recovery? Reinventing Nature? is an interdisciplinary research of ways perceptions and conceptions of nature impact either the person event and society's administration of nature. best thinkers from various fields - philosophy sociology, zoology, background, ethnobiology and others - tackle the clash among the conception and fact of nature, every one from a special viewpoint. The editors of the quantity offer an insightful introductory bankruptcy that areas the e-book within the context of up to date debates and a concluding bankruptcy that brings jointly subject matters and attracts conclusions from the dialogue.

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