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Title From mastery to mystery : a phenomenological foundation for an environmental ethic / Bryan E. Bannon.
Imprint Athens, Ohio : Ohio University Press, 2014.


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Series Series in Continental thought ; No. 46
Series in Continental thought ; no. 46.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Subject Philosophy of nature.
Naturalness (Environmental sciences)
Ecology -- Philosophy.
Environmental ethics.
Genre Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Contents Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Introduction: The Question of Nature; 1: The Promise of a Common World; 2: Science, Technology and the Closure of Nature; 3: The Opening of the Earth; 4: Merleau-Ponty and Nature as the Common World; Conclusion: Nature's Norms; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Summary From Mastery to Mystery is an original and provocative contribution to the burgeoningfield of ecophenomenology. Informed by current debates in environmental philosophy, Bannon critiques the conception of nature as?"substance" that he finds tacitly assumed by the major environmental theorists. Instead, this book reconsiders the basic goals of an environmental ethic by questioning the most basic presupposition that most environmentalists accept: that nature is in need of preservation. Beginning with Bruno Latour's idea that continuing to speak of nature in the way we popularly conceive of it.
Other Title Print version: Bannon, Bryan E., 1979- From mastery to mystery 9780821420638