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Earth matters : the earth sciences, philosophy, and the claims of community / Robert Frodeman, editor ; contributing authors, Victor R. Baker ... [et al.]
Bib ID 190845
Format BookBook
Description Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Prentice Hall ; London : Prentice-Hall International, c2000 
xiii, 209 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 0130119962 (paperback)
Full contents
  • Pt. I. Rock Logic: The Nature of the Earth Sciences. 1. Conversing with the Earth: The Geological Approach to Understanding / Victor R. Baker. 2. Reading the Riddle of Nuclear Waste: Idealized Geological Models and Positivist Epistemology / Kristin Shrader-Frechette. 3. Inhabitation and Orientation: Science Beyond Disenchantment / Bruce V. Foltz. 4. The Modern Earth Narrative: Natural and Human History of the Earth / Richard S. Williams, Jr. 5. Messages in Stone: Field Geology in the American West / Christine Turner
  • Pt. II. The Earth Sciences in Life of the Community. 6. A Multi Disciplinary Approach to Managing and Resolving Environmental Conflicts / Brian Polkinghorn. 7. Science and Environmental Policy: An Excess of Objectivity / Daniel Sarewitz. 8. The Transparency and Contigency of the Earth / Albert Borgmann. 9. Natural Aliens Reconsidered: Causes, Consequences, and Cures / Max Oelschlaeger.
  • 10. A Sense of the Whole: Toward an Understanding of Acid Mine Drainage in the West / Robert Frodeman. 11. Nature and Culture / W. Scott McLean, Eldridge M. Moores and David A. Robertson
  • Pt. III. Philosophic Approaches to the Earth. 12. Earth Religions, Earth Sciences, Earth Philosophies / Carl Mitcham. 13. Sacred Earth / Karim Benammar. 14. Ecological Emotions / Alphonso Lingis. 15. Four Ways to Look at Earth / Peter Warshall.
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Subjects Earth sciences -- Philosophy.  |  Environmental sciences.
Other authors/contributors Baker, Victor R  |  Frodeman, Robert

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