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Traumatized by Transcendence: My Other’s Keeper

Donna Orange

in Trauma and Transcendence: Suffering and the Limits of Theory

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780823280261
eISBN:
9780823281602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823280261.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Tempting as it might seem to relate trauma and transcendence as inviting us to study resiliency or survivorship, a radical ethics takes us elsewhere. With Cain’s contemptuous taunt ringing in our ... More


The Death of Nature in the Era of Global Warming

Naveeda Khan

in Wording the World: Veena Das and Scenes of Inheritance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823261857
eISBN:
9780823268900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823261857.003.0016
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores how global discourses of climate change are to be understood in relationship to the ordinary lives of the inhabitants of the silt islands on the Jamuna river in Northern ... More


Epilogue: 2000–2012

John Waldman

in Heartbeats in the Muck: The History, Sea Life, and Environment of New York Harbor, Revised Edition

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823249855
eISBN:
9780823252589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823249855.003.0007
Subject:
History, Environmental History

Though there have been many improvements, New York Harbor still faces many problems. Among them are climate change, sea level rise, alien species, combined sewer overflows, and lingering chemical ... More


Heartbeats in the Muck: The History, Sea Life, and Environment of New York Harbor, Revised Edition

John Waldman

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823249855
eISBN:
9780823252589
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823249855.001.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

New York Harbor is a sprawling network of tidal bays, inlets, channels, and creeks set within both the broader Hudson Estuary and the urban matrix of New York City. Many natural habitats may be ... More


Between Heaven and Earth: Did Christianity Cause Global Warming?

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/9780823254644.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Heidegger argues that modern technology’s view of nature as stock or inventory is the outcome of Western metaphysics as “onto-theology,” in which Christianity played a central role. Lynn White offers ... More


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