The World in Which We Occur: John Dewey, Pragmatist Ecology, and American Ecological Writing in the Twentieth Century / Edition 2

The World in Which We Occur: John Dewey, Pragmatist Ecology, and American Ecological Writing in the Twentieth Century / Edition 2

by Neil W. Browne
     
 

The World in Which We Occur highlights Dewey's notion in order to define “pragmatist ecology,” a practice rooted in the interface of the cultural and the natural. Neil Browne finds this to be a significant feature of some of the most important ecological writing of the last centurySee more details below

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The World in Which We Occur highlights Dewey's notion in order to define “pragmatist ecology,” a practice rooted in the interface of the cultural and the natural. Neil Browne finds this to be a significant feature of some of the most important ecological writing of the last century

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780817315818
Publisher:
University of Alabama Press
Publication date:
10/07/2007
Edition description:
1st Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents


List of Illustrations     ix
List of Abbreviations for Works of John Dewey     xi
Acknowledgments     xiii
Introduction: John Dewey and Pragmatist Ecology     1
An Arc of Discovery: John Muir's My First Summer in the Sierra     21
"The Form of the New": Pragmatist Ecology and Sea of Cortez     50
Rachel Carson's Marginal World: Pragmatist Ecology, Aesthetics, and Ethics     78
"The Coldest Scholar on Earth": Silence and Work in John Haines's The Stars, the Snow, the Fire     111
Northern Imagination: Wonder, Politics, and Pragmatist Ecology in Barry Lopez's Arctic Dreams     143
Conclusion: (Eco)logic in the Utah Landscape     169
Notes     187
Works Cited     205
Index     219

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