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Nature's edge : boundary explorations in ecological theory and practice
Brown, Charles S., 1950-
Publication Information:
Albany : State University of New York Press, [2007]

Physical Description:
xvi, 231 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
An introduction to the problem of boundaries in ecological theory and practice / Charles S. Brown -- The human/nature divide and the nature of boundarie -- Boundaries and Darwin : bridging the great divide / Max Oelschlaeger -- Lamarck redux: temporal scale as the key to the boundary between the human and natural worlds / J. Baird Callicott -- The ethical boundaries of animal biotechnology : Descartes, Spinoza, and Darwin / Strachan Donnelley -- Cutting nature at the seams : beyond species boundaries in a world of diversity / Jon Jensen -- Respect for experience as a way into the problem of moral boundaries / Charles S. Brown -- Boundarylessness : introducing a systems heuristic for conceptualizing complexity / Beth Dempster -- Community, values, and sustainability -- Boundaries on the edge / Irene J. Klaver -- Remapping land use : remote sensing, institutional approaches, and landscape boundaries / Firooza Pavri -- Boundaries, communities, and politics / Anna L. Peterson -- The moral economy and politics of water in the arid American west / T. Clay Arnold -- The need for a taxonomy of boundaries / Wes Jackson and Jerry Glover -- How to do things with food : a plea for multiple ontologies / Bruce Hirsch -- Culture and cultivation : prolegomena to a philosophy of agriculture / Ted Toadvine.
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