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The Ancient Near East, Science, and Nature

Francesca Rochberg

in Before Nature: Cuneiform Knowledge and the History of Science

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226406138
eISBN:
9780226406275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226406275.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This introductory chapter sets the stage for the investigation of the fundamental questions of the book. The first is the historical question, namely, if science is understood as the inquiry about ... More


Healthy Landscapes

Thomas Fisher

in Designing Our Way to a Better World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780816698875
eISBN:
9781452954264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816698875.003.0011
Subject:
Art, Design

This chapter expands on the connection between human and environmental health by considering the diverse ethical reasons for protecting open space and the natural environment. It reviews our various ... More


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