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This book offers a powerful critique of the modernist philosophies that have led us to the brink of environmental and cultural collapse, and outlines a potent, co-evolutionary alternative.
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Overview

This book offers a powerful critique of the modernist philosophies that have led us to the brink of environmental and cultural collapse, and outlines a potent, co-evolutionary alternative.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203012406
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.
  • Publication date: 3/17/1994
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 957 KB

Table of Contents

Figures and Tables
Preface
Acknowledgements
1 The Betrayal of Progress 1
2 The Challenge of Sustainability 11
3 Change as a Coevolutionary Process 23
4 A Coevolutionary Environmental History 32
5 The Illusions of Progress 49
6 The Philosophical Roots of the Betrayal 61
7 Two Maladaptive Determinisms 75
8 The Coevolutionary Process Elaborated 81
9 A Coevolutionary Cosmology 92
10 Coevolutionary Lessons from the Amazon 104
11 The Tyranny of Liberal Individualism 122
12 Democratizing Knowledge 136
13 Coevolving Discursive Communities 158
14 A Coevolving Cultural Patchwork Quilt 173
15 Progress Revisioned 181
Bibliographic Essays 191
Bibliographic Postscript 250
Bibliography 253
Index 271
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