After the Death of Nature: Carolyn Merchant and the Future of Human-Nature Relations

1st Edition

Kenneth Worthy, Elizabeth Allison, Whitney A. Bauman

Routledge
Published October 24, 2018
Reference - 308 Pages - 8 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138297319 - CAT# Y365421

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Summary

Carolyn Merchant’s foundational 1980 book The Death of Nature: Women, Ecology, and the Scientific Revolution established her as a pioneering researcher of human-nature relations. Her subsequent groundbreaking writing in a dozen books and over one hundred peer-reviewed articles have only fortified her position as one of the most influential scholars of the environment. This book examines and builds upon her decades-long legacy of innovative environmental thought and her critical responses to modern mechanistic and patriarchal conceptions of nature and women as well as her systematic taxonomies of environmental thought and action. Seventeen scholars and activists assess, praise, criticize, and extend Merchant’s work to arrive at a better and more complete understanding of the human place in nature today and the potential for healthier and more just relations with nature and among people in the future. Their contributions offer personal observations of Merchant’s influence on the teaching, research, and careers of other environmentalists.

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