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Nature

Western Attitudes since Ancient Times

Nature( )
Author: Coates, Peter
ISBN:978-0-520-21743-0
Publication Date:Nov 1998
Publisher:University of California Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $85.00
Book Description:

In an advertisement for water filter cartridges, we see a tumbling waterfall. The caption reads, "Like nature, Brita is beautifully simple." What kind of thinking is this? Is nature an objective reality that, in its beautiful simplicity, is unaffected by time, culture, and place? The word nature itself: what do we actually mean by it? These are some of the riveting questions examined by Peter Coates as he demonstrates that nature, like us, has a history of its own....
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Book Details
Pages:256
Detailed Subjects: Nature / Ecology
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 1 Inches
Book Weight:1.04 Pounds



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