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Nature’s Other Side: The Demise of Nature and the Phenomenology of Givenness

Bruce V. Foltz

in The Noetics of Nature: Environmental Philosophy and the Holy Beauty of the Visible

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823254644
eISBN:
9780823261024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254644.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Nature as modernity conceives it—solid, self-contained and self-subsistent, autonomous in its operations—is pure exteriority, without face and without inner life. This solid opacity makes of nature a ... More


Reply to My Critics

Albert Borgmann (ed.)

in Technology and the Good Life?

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226333861
eISBN:
9780226333885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226333885.003.0019
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Science makes reality ever more transparent, and technology makes it more and more controllable. But at the end of our inquiries and manipulations there is always something that reflects rather than ... More


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