The Wild And The Wicked

Author: Benjamin Hale
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262035405
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In The Wild and the Wicked, Benjamin Hale adopts the opposite position -- that much of the time nature can be bad -- in order to show that even if nature is cruel, we still need to be environmentally conscientious.

Global Challenges In Water Governance

Author: Jeremy J. Schmidt
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319615033
Size: 46.11 MB
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Escobar, Arturo. 2012. Encountering Development: The Making and Unmaking of
the Third World. Princeton: Princeton University Press. Hale, Benjamin. 2016.
The Wild and the Wicked: On Nature and Human Nature. Cambridge: MIT Press.

Thinking Like A Mall

Author: Steven Vogel
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262029103
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In Thinking like a Mall, Steven Vogel argues that environmental thinking would be better off if it dropped the concept of "nature" altogether and spoke instead of the "environment" -- that is, the world that actually surrounds us, which is ...

Environmental Ethics

Author: Andrew Kernohan
Publisher: Broadview Press
ISBN: 1554810418
Size: 19.51 MB
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This book explains the basic concepts of environmental ethics and applies them to global environmental problems.

The Fat Artist And Other Stories

Author: Benjamin Hale
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1476776229
Size: 76.38 MB
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From underground radicals hiding in Morocco to an aging hippy in Colorado in the summer before 9/11 to a young drag queen in New York at the cusp of the AIDS crisis, these stories rove freely across time and place, carried by haunting, ...

The Savage Mind

Author: Claude Lvi-strauss
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226474847
Size: 75.20 MB
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Discusses the significance of totemism among primitive peoples and its interpretation by anthropologists and philosophies

Making Futures

Author: Pelle Ehn
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262027933
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These stories challenge the dominant perception of what constitutes successful innovations. They recount efforts at social innovation, opening the production process, challenging the creative class, and expanding the public sphere.

Shaping Things

Author: Bruce Sterling
Publisher: MIT Press (MA)
ISBN: 9780262195331
Size: 35.87 MB
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"Shaping Things is about created objects and the environment, which is to say, it's about everything," writes Bruce Sterling in this addition to the Mediawork Pamphlet series. He adds, "Seen from sufficient distance, this is a small topic.

The Cultural Animal

Author: Roy F. Baumeister
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199727392
Size: 40.28 MB
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This book provides a coherent explanation of human nature, which is to say how people think, act, and feel, what they want, and how they interact with each other.

The Blank Slate

Author: Steven Pinker
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101200322
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Injecting calm and rationality into debates that are notorious for ax-grinding and mud-slinging, Pinker shows the importance of an honest acknowledgment of human nature based on science and common sense.