100 Provocative Statements About Biocentrism

Author: Owen Young
Publisher: Lennex
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In this book, we have hand-picked the most sophisticated, unanticipated, absorbing (if not at times crackpot!), original and musing book reviews of "Biocentrism: How Life and Consciousness are the Keys to Understanding the True Nature of ...

Being Animal

Author: Anna L. Peterson
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231162278
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Animal ethics, 13, 30, 43, 61–62, 73–75, 87–88, 101–103, 122–23, 132–34
Animal studies, 6, 10 Animal welfare, 20–21, 74, 109–111 Animals, captive, 13,
74, 91, 100. See also Zoos Animals, companion, ... Hunting; Nonnative species;
Predation and predators Anthropocentrism, 20, 28–29, 34–36, 39–40, 51, 81,
101, 122,124–26, 156–58, 162,177 Balcombe, Jonathan, 61–62, 100 Bekoff,
Marc, 84–85 Bentham, Jeremy, 46–47, 50 Biocentrism, 35. See also Ecocentrism
; Taylor, Paul ...

Postcolonial Green

Author: Bonnie Roos
Publisher: University of Virginia Press
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That said, however, the novel does not lose its provocative geographically,
sociopolitically, and culturally specific appeal, given the informed reader's
understanding of Coetzee's text as a historically contingent piece and of his
predicament as a liberal humanist writer working under censorship, exemplified
in the Publications Act (1975) of the then apartheid South Africa (see Coetzee, “
Censorship” 315). As Attridge states, “Charting an undetermined year in the life of
an unnamed ...

The Cultures Of The American New West

Author: Neil Campbell
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9781579582883
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believed in biocentrism, 'the idea that nature, not humanity, is the measure of all
things' (ibid.), in whose writings nature was often 'off its pedestal' (ibid.); and a
man who rejected ... This is surely what Abbey meant when he said that his work
was 'outrageous and provocative,' aimed to 'startle people ... to wake up people . .
. [but with] no desire to to simply soothe or please' (Abbey, quoted in Slovic, 1992:
100). The provocations in Abbey's work are contained in its contradictions and its

Faith In America Three Volumes

Author: Charles H. Lippy
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 0313049610
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See ibid., 35–70, for a provocative discussion of the nature-related spirituality of
both Calvinist and Quaker thinkers in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth
centuries. 14. Walt Whitman, Leaves of Grass (New ... See Nash, 100–101. 16.
Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nature, in Brooks Atkinson, ed., The Essential Writings of
Ralph Waldo Emerson (New York: Modern Library, 2000). 17. Ralph Waldo
Emerson, Essays and Lectures (New York: Penguin, 1983), 10. 18. For Emerson,
though ...

The Oxford Handbook Of Religion And Ecology

Author: Roger S. Gottlieb
Publisher: OUP USA
ISBN: 0195178726
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See ibid., 35–70, for a provocative discussion of the nature-related spirituality of
Calvinist and Quaker thinkers in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth
centuries. 10. Walt Whitman, Leaves of Grass (150th anniversary ed.; Oxford:
Oxford University Press, 2005). Gatta's Making Nature Sacred provides excellent
discussions of these and many other influential artistic figures: Cole, Bryant, and
Cooper (71–88); Whitman (110– 16); and Herman Melville (116–25). For more
discussion of ...

After Preservation

Author: Ben A. Minteer
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022626002X
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... biocentric dogma about an untouchable, sovereign nature. On this score,
ecopragmatists ... of the leaders of this charge. In his provocative book Whole
Earth Discipline, which he bills as an “ecopragmatist manifesto,” Brand argues for
an aggressive environmentalism heavy on technological fixes and interventions,
from ecological engineering and the expansion of nuclear power, to genetic
manipulation and geoengineering the climate. This is far from a new line of 100
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