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Changing our Environment, Changing Ourselves: Nature, by James S. Ormrod

By James S. Ormrod

during this booklet, a party of the paintings of the sociologist Peter Dickens serves because the catalyst for exploring the connection among human ‘internal nature’ (our well-being and mental health and wellbeing) and ‘external nature’ (the surroundings on which we rely and which we jointly transform). throughout contributions from Ted Benton, James Ormrod, Kate Soper, John Bellamy Foster and Brett Clark, Graham Sharp, James Addicott, Kathryn Dean and Peter Dickens himself, the ebook attracts awareness to alienation linked to the merchandising of alternative knowledges in overdue capitalist creation. however it additionally highlights the probabilities for producing much less alienated kin with the environment sooner or later. in addition to discussing the philosophical and theoretical concerns concerned, the booklet comprises modern case reviews of ultra-processed nutrients, satellite tv for pc farming, computerised pondering and darkish tourism.

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