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Man and nature

by George Perkins Marsh

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Published by University of Washington Press in Seattle .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nature -- Effect of human beings on.,
  • Conservation of natural resources.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGeorge Perkins Marsh ; edited by David Lowenthal ; with a foreword by William Cronon and a new introduction by David Lowenthal
    SeriesWeyerhaeuser environmental classics
    ContributionsLowenthal, David.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGF31 .M35 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxviii, 472 p. ;
    Number of Pages472
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3682203M
    ISBN 100295983167
    LC Control Number2003040286

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    Now Art, used collectively for painting, sculpture, architecture and music, is the mediatress between, and reconciler of, nature and man. It is, therefore, the power of humanizing nature, of infusing the thoughts and passions of man into everything which is the object of his contemplation. Mar 22,  · Just as awareness of Marsh’s historical context helps align his proliferating examples with his broader concern for political reform, so too does this pairing of danger and opportunity focus and unify Man and Nature. “The Woods” is the longest chapter in Marsh’s book, the most fully documented, and the most central to his own life story.

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From these things therefore it is clear that the city-state is a natural growth, and that man is by nature a political animal, and a man that is by nature and not merely by fortune citiless is either low in the scale of humanity or above it (like the “ clanless, lawless, hearthless.

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My library. Apr 12,  · Man and nature; by Marsh, George Perkins, [from old catalog] Publication date Topics Human geography, Physical geography Publisher New York, C. Scribner & co.

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Feb 28,  · In Nature, Man and Woman, philosopher Alan Watts reexamines humanity’s place in the natural world—and the relation between body and spirit—in the light of Chinese Taoism.

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Introduction. I read a really good book called The Deadliest Monster, by Jeff Baldwin, in which he compared the story of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde with that of Frankenstein. I don’t know if you’ve ever thought about those books with your worldview glasses on.

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