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INTRODUCTION

Lorraine Code

in Ecological Thinking: The Politics of Epistemic Location

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195159431
eISBN:
9780199786411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195159438.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

Proposing that ecological thinking can effect a revolution in philosophy comparable to Kant’s Copernican revolution, the introduction eschews the abstraction and reductivism of orthodox western ... More


Troubling the creative imaginary: Some possibilities of ecological thinking for music and learning

Margaret S. Barrett

in Musical Imaginations: Multidisciplinary perspectives on creativity, performance and perception

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199568086
eISBN:
9780191731044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568086.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Social Psychology

The concept of creative ecologies has been taken up variously including as a phenomenon linked to commercial interests and the emerging creative economy and, as a socially just and sustainable ... More


Testimony, Advocacy, Ignorance: Thinking Ecologically about Social Knowledge

Lorraine Code

in Social Epistemology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199577477
eISBN:
9780191595189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577477.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Language

Epistemologists in the 21st century come from a long tradition in which perception, memory, and testimony were viewed as the sources of knowledge. Of these, perception and memory, however enhanced, ... More


Introduction Tè glise, Continents à la dérive: Haiti between Shifting Continents, Past and Present

John Patrick Walsh

in Migration and Refuge: An Eco-Archive of Haitian Literature, 1982-2017

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781786941633
eISBN:
9781789629200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941633.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The book opens with analysis of Yanick Lahens’ reflection on the disastrous convergence of geological and political time in the Haitian earthquake of 2010. Lahens contemplates the imbrication of ... More


Immersion in the Larger Whole: Toward a Contemplative Ecology

Douglas E. Christie

in The Blue Sapphire of the Mind: Notes for a Contemplative Ecology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199812325
eISBN:
9780199979745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199812325.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter discusses the notion of contemplative ecology. Contemplative ecology can best be understood as an expression of the diverse and wide-ranging desire emerging within contemporary culture ... More


Landscapes of Desire / Biodiversity and the Holy Trinity

Belden C. Lane

in Ravished by Beauty: The Surprising Legacy of Reformed Spirituality

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199755080
eISBN:
9780199894956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755080.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter presents illustrations of ecological thinking that follow the pattern of food webs in nature itself—interrelating everything, feeding waste and excess back into the health of the larger ... More


The Blue Sapphire of the Mind: Notes for a Contemplative Ecology

Douglas E. Christie

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199812325
eISBN:
9780199979745
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199812325.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The fourth-century writer Evagrius of Pontus likens the experience of contemplation to dwelling in a kind of place. “When the mind has put off the old self and shall put on the one born of grace,” ... More


‘Greening’ Postcolonialism: Ecocritical Perspectives

in Interdisciplinary Measures: Literature and the Future of Postcolonial Studies

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311093
eISBN:
9781846313332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846311093.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter asks how contemporary postcolonial and ecologically oriented literary or cultural criticism might complement one another at a time of global environmental crisis. Although ecologists ... More


Poetry, the Planet, and the Ecological Thought: Wallace Stevens and Beyond

Jahan Ramazani

in Poetry in a Global Age

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226730004
eISBN:
9780226730288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226730288.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter seeks to develop an eco-cosmopolitan approach to poetry. Wallace Stevens presents a quandary for a global poetics, since his depictions of various non-European others obviously fall ... More


Gregory Bateson and the Spirit of 1967

Anthony Chaney

in Runaway: Gregory Bateson, the Double Bind, and the Rise of Ecological Consciousness

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469631738
eISBN:
9781469631752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631738.003.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

The introduction claims that ecological consciousness and its sensitivity to environmental crisis--called an apocalyptic encounter--is the foremost intellectual experience of the post-World War II ... More


Wytham Woods: Oxford's Ecological Laboratory

Peter Savill, Christopher Perrins, Keith Kirby, and Nigel Fisher (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199605187
eISBN:
9780191810039
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199605187.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This book tells the Wytham story in an accessible way. It provides a fascinating overview of what the Woods are like, their history, composition (both plant and animal), and how their wildlife has ... More


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