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Turning To Earth: Stories of Ecological Conversion
     

Turning To Earth: Stories of Ecological Conversion

by F. Marina Schauffler
 

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Schauffler, who holds a PhD in ethics from the U. of New Hampshire, has written a thought-provoking work on a new understanding of humans' place in nature, which, she believes, could lead society to achieve a way of living that no longer hurts the environment. Following a description of this spiritual state—the attainment of which she calls "ecological conversion

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Schauffler, who holds a PhD in ethics from the U. of New Hampshire, has written a thought-provoking work on a new understanding of humans' place in nature, which, she believes, could lead society to achieve a way of living that no longer hurts the environment. Following a description of this spiritual state—the attainment of which she calls "ecological conversion"—Schauffler discusses, in positive terms, the relationship with nature evinced by the writers Edward Abbey, Rachel Carson, N. Scott Momaday, Scott Russell Sanders, Alice Walker, and Terry Tempest Williams. Annotation ©2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813921860
Publisher:
University of Virginia Press
Publication date:
04/29/2003
Pages:
161
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

F. Marina Schauffler holds a doctorate from the University of New Hampshire and is a writer, editor, and educator who lives along the coast of Maine.

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