Listening to the Land: Conversations about Nature, Culture and Eros

Listening to the Land: Conversations about Nature, Culture and Eros

by Derrick Jensen
     
 

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In A Language Older Than Words, Derrick Jensen explained violence as a pathology that affects all aspects of life on Earth. In this sequel — a collection of interviews with some of the most respected contemporary environmentalists, feminists, psychologists, Native American philosophers, and theologians — Jensen looks for answers to the perplexing question

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In A Language Older Than Words, Derrick Jensen explained violence as a pathology that affects all aspects of life on Earth. In this sequel — a collection of interviews with some of the most respected contemporary environmentalists, feminists, psychologists, Native American philosophers, and theologians — Jensen looks for answers to the perplexing question of violence and provides a window on the future. Contributors include Matthew Fox, Neal Evernden, Terry Tempest Williams, Dave Foreman, and others who bring fresh ideas to an increasingly urgent discussion. Listening to the Land was named USA Today's Best Nature Title of 1995. "... rich in new understandings of our present peril and new perspectives on a livable future." — Ernest Callenbach, author of Ecotopia

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"Here is a book of desperate wisdoms for anyone who has considered our human future and wondered, How must we live?"--Louise Erdrich, author of Love Medicine

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781893956254
Publisher:
Context Books
Publication date:
04/28/2002
Edition description:
2ND
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
5.94(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.98(d)

Meet the Author

Derrick Jensen is the prize-winning author of A Language Older than Words, The Culture of Make Believe, Listening to the Land, Strangely Like War, Welcome to the Machine, and Walking on Water. He was one of two finalists for the 2003 J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize, which cited The Culture of Make Believe as "a passionate and provocative meditation on the nexus of racism, genocide, environmental destruction and corporate malfeasance, where civilization meets its discontents." He writes for The New York Times Magazine, Audubon, and The Sun Magazine among many others. He is an environmental activist and lives on the coast of northern California.

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