Ecology of Others (BOK)

Philippe Descola

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Since the end of the nineteenth century, the division between nature and culture has been fundamental to Western thought. In this groundbreaking work, renowned anthropologist Philippe Descola seeks to break down this divide, arguing for a departure from the anthropocentric model and its rigid dualistic conception of nature and culture as distinct phenomena. In its stead, Descola proposes a radical new worldview, in which beings and objects, human and nonhuman, are understood through the complex relationships between them. The "Ecology of Others" presents a compelling challenge to anthropologists, ecologists, and environmental studies scholars to rethink the way we conceive of humans, objects, and the environment. Thought-provoking and engagingly written, it will be required reading for all those interested in moving beyond the current confines of this fascinating debate.

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Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2013 Forfatter Philippe Descola
Forlag
University of Chicago Press
ISBN 9780984201020
Antall sider 90 Dimensjoner 11,6cm x 17,3cm x 0,7cm
Vekt 94 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd

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