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Wisdom in the Open Air: The Norwegian Roots of Deep Ecology

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780816621828
  • Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
  • Publication date: 11/28/1992
  • Pages: 288
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Introduction: Deep Ecology from Summit to Blockade 1
2 Peter Wessel Zapffe 37
The Last Messiah 40
Farewell, Norway 52
Poems 59
3 Arne Naess 65
Intrinsic Value: Will the Defenders of Nature Please Rise 70
The Politics of the Deep Ecology Movement 82
Everything Really Important Is Dangerous 99
4 Sigmund Kvaloy 113
Complexity and Time: Breaking the Pyramid's Reign 116
Getting Our Feet Wet 147
5 Nils Faarlund 155
A Way Home 157
Touch the Earth 169
6 Finn Alnaes 177
The Way of Two-ness 180
7 Johan Galtung 193
Development Theory: Notes on an Alternative Approach 196
8 Erik Dammann and The Future in Our Hands 211
The Future in Our Hands: Its Conceptions, Aims, and Strategies 215
9 Conclusion: Deep Ecology as a Force for Change 229
Notes 241
Selected Bibliography 249
Index 253
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