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Experience and causation

Richard Gaskin

in Experience and the World's Own Language: A Critique of John McDowell's Empiricism

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199287253
eISBN:
9780191603969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199287252.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

McDowell’s appeal to causation is problematic. In order to make sense of causal relations linking world and experience (or judgement), he has to identify a species of causation that is in the space ... More


In the World: Henri Lefebvre and the Liturgical Production of Natural Space

Cabell King

in Without Nature?: A New Condition for Theology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230693
eISBN:
9780823237227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230693.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter, echoing philosopher Henri Lefebvre, argues that all human contact with ecological nature occasions crisis when we imagine it as untouched, pure, or raw. ... More


The Body of the World: Our Body, Ourselves

Sallie McFague

in Without Nature?: A New Condition for Theology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230693
eISBN:
9780823237227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230693.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter proposes a major revision to Christian conceptions of nature. Rather than conceive the world as a machine, Christians should draw upon the tradition's ... More


The Decline of Nature: Natural Theology, Theology of Nature, and the Built Environment

Timothy J. Gorringe

in Without Nature?: A New Condition for Theology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230693
eISBN:
9780823237227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230693.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter addresses the following question: If “first nature” is decisively altered by “second nature,” how should that transformation alter Christian theological ... More


An Inheritance of Loss: Archaeology’s Imagination of Disaster

Karen Holmberg

in Humans and the Environment: New Archaeological Perspectives for the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199590292
eISBN:
9780191917998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199590292.003.0022
Subject:
Archaeology, Environmental Archaeology

Disasters often de-scribe (Blanchot 1995: 7); they evade written description or complete encapsulation in the narratives we try to create about them. In this chapter, I explore the inveterate ... More


Beyond Moral Modularity

Owen Flanagan

in The Geography of Morals: Varieties of Moral Possibility

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190212155
eISBN:
9780190212186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190212155.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The comparison between Mencius’s moral psychology and contemporary moral modularity is completed. Moral modularity is criticized for downplaying too much the roles of reason and imagination in ... More


Envisioning an Inclusive Future for Urban Nature in Bengaluru

Harini Nagendra

in Nature in the City: Bengaluru in the Past, Present, and Future

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199465927
eISBN:
9780199087105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199465927.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment, Urban and Rural Studies

From pre-urban settlements in the landscape to the city of the 21st century, urban nature in Bengaluru is a palimpsest containing layers of overlapping history. The city cannot escape the constraints ... More


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