Rendering Nature

Author: Marguerite S. Shaffer
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN: 0812247256
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Bridging the fields of environmental history and American studies, Rendering Nature examines the surprising interconnections between nature and culture in distinct places, times, and contexts over the course of American history.

The Rendering Of Nature In Early Greek Art

Author: Emanuel Loewy
Publisher: Theclassics.Us
ISBN: 9781230387345
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1907 edition.

Law And Nature

Author: David Delaney
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781139437004
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Islamic Natural Law Theories

Author: Anver M. Emon
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199579008
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Generally under Hard Natural Law, fact and value are fused in nature, thereby
rendering nature a normative foundation for reasoned deliberation about the
good and the bad and, by implication, for Sharı ̄ ( a obligations and prohibitions.
Hard Natural Law jurists presumed that nature is deliberately created by a just
God who creates the world to benefit humanity.1 They justified their presumption
by referring to the Qur'anic verse that states: '[God] created for. 1 See eg the
writers, Abu ...

Main Currents In Western Environmental Thought

Author: P. R. Hay
Publisher: Indiana University Press
ISBN: 9780253340535
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Recognition that dualism is a political artefact rather than the natural order of
things goes a long way towards creating conditions for effective resistance. ...
This is because of the focus within ecofeminism on the dualisms that link the
subordination of women to the subordination of non-human nature. ... In licensing
the total conquest of nature, in rendering nature inert and insensible in order to
morally justify the dissecting table, Francis Bacon, particularly in Novum
Organum (1620) ...

The Guild Handbook Of Scientific Illustration

Author: Elaine R. S. Hodges
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780471360117
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The wet quality of the medium is particularly suitable for depicting biologic
subjects, which often are wet, shiny, translucent, or transparent. Surface pattern,
texture, and sculpturing are readily depicted as well (fig. 8- 1; see figs. C-13, C-14
, C-15 in the color insert). The clear, bright, and often vibrant colors obtainable
with watercolor are well suited to rendering nature, making this a very desirable
technique to master for full-color drawings. The technique permits versatility,
ranging from ...

The Dublin Review

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Yet, on the one hand, nature itself is capable of being rendered not subject to
pain, and on the other, it cannot be maintained that nature is lost and destroyed,
because in the present order of things it is exposed both to pain and grief. The
perfection, then, which delivers and preserves nature from this subjection is
preternatural, a perfection rendering nature more grand and more noble than she
is in herself, yet not carrying her altogether beyond the capabilities of her own

Out Of Inferno P

Publisher: University of Washington Press
ISBN: 9780295800851
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The polemical Strindberg may have emphasized the political meaning in "Back to
nature"; the poet embraced all its implications. In art he professed to be nature's
faithful imitator, whether working as a Naturalist or a Symbolist; in politics and
psychology he championed nature and natural instincts over the constraints of
the law or mere social convention; and in myth he sensed a tool for rendering
nature more suggestive and poetic by blurring the lines separating the natural
and the ...