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Environmental Humanities (2018) 10 (1): 310–329.
Published: 01 May 2018
...?). This does not seem to sit easily with the more common association of confessional practice as the quintessential expression of the modern individual. Critical histories of the confession usually pivot themselves around Michel Foucault’s seminal study in the first volume of History of Sexuality , whose...
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Environmental Humanities (2017) 9 (1): 167–170.
Published: 01 May 2017
... passion, the concupiscence, the hook, of having and had . This philosophy would have forced us never to confess our attachment to the things capable of giving us properties that we didn’t know we had.” 5 Instead of asking, “What is it?” we could try, “What has it got going for it?”—a question that...
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Environmental Humanities (2016) 8 (2): 285–290.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Beatrice Marovich References Augustine . Confessions . Translated by Vessey Mark . New York : Barnes and Noble Classics , 2007 . Conway Anne . The Principles of the Most Ancient and Modern Philosophy . Edited by Coudert Alison P. and Course Taylor...
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Environmental Humanities (2016) 7 (1): 219–225.
Published: 01 May 2016
... am not so sure that the “love your monsters” argument has been fully understood, nor that the biblical dimension has been fully grasped. I don't think we want to behave like Dr Frankenstein and confess a small sin we did not commit, in order to hide a much bigger, much more mortal one. And this...
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Environmental Humanities (2018) 10 (1): 213–225.
Published: 01 May 2018
... 2010 documentary Into Eternity , Skrimshire examines how we confess to the deep future our culpability for the temporal disaster of irradiated waste. Such an act involves, by necessity, a leap into “discontinuous time”; into a time so far distant from us that written communication is almost certainly...
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Environmental Humanities (2014) 4 (1): 207–211.
Published: 01 May 2014
... natural philosophers of the present day. Believe me, such an intimate and influential working relationship with scientists would never have come about if I went around vacuously prattling about how poetry provides a deeper understanding of the natural world than does science. 9 And let me confess...
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Environmental Humanities (2013) 3 (1): 111–127.
Published: 01 May 2013
... whether Pollan agrees. Later, after hunting and killing a wild boar, he confesses, “I'm slightly embarrassed to admit, I felt absolutely terrific,” 27 only to have this feeling dissolve into disgust as he assists in the gutting of the pig: “Just then I could have made myself vomit simply by picturing...
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Environmental Humanities (2014) 5 (1): 13–33.
Published: 01 May 2014
... subjection. 15 In the case of the messianic announcement, this subjectification differs from other instances in Agamben's work. For example, in “What is an Apparatus?” Agamben follows Foucault's example, examining confession (as it developed into a disciplinary apparatus) and how it produces a certain...
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Environmental Humanities (2018) 10 (1): 171–186.
Published: 01 May 2018
... silence and otherness, the data captured through hair snags, blood samples, critter cams, and radio collars coerce unspeaking animals into confession. Jean Baudrillard observes that animals are “summoned to respond to the interrogation of science,” and the extent of such interrogation is justified by the...
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Environmental Humanities (2013) 2 (1): 147–167.
Published: 01 May 2013
... for pointing me in the direction of this important article. 20 Chakrabarty, “The Climate,” 217-18. 19 See Fred Pearce, Confessions of an Eco-Sinner: Travels to Find Where My Stuff Comes From (London: Eden Project Books, 2008), chapter 31, “Close Shave: Why We are All Children of...
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Environmental Humanities (2018) 10 (1): 257–272.
Published: 01 May 2018
... particular was determined to concentrate “on the action frame of reference and the shallow time of everyday life,” confessing that “[t]his may result from a personal characteristic of mine, i.e. a present-focused, hunter-gathererish mind-set, coupled with a certain indifference towards the past and the...
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Environmental Humanities (2018) 10 (1): 295–309.
Published: 01 May 2018
... saw in the Yare Valley—was that an ordinary dog that left those marks, or something else? I was not the only one among those I met to sense the presence of something out in the Broads. One experienced naturalist confessed he had heard a strange roaring coming from deep within the isolated reed...
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Environmental Humanities (2018) 10 (1): 226–240.
Published: 01 May 2018
... damaged by the fire, suffering severe depression and a debilitating posttraumatic stress disorder from which he has struggled to recover. Nevertheless, he confessed that he had found the fire beautiful, even as he watched it destroy everything the family owned, an experience he subsequently tried to...
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Environmental Humanities (2018) 10 (1): 86–106.
Published: 01 May 2018
... of his cultivated zaʿatar that others in the village are jealously emulating, his words do not inspire hope, and they do not conjure the figure of the survivor of war. “I miss her,” Abu Jaʿfar confesses, using the feminine object pronoun of the Arabic word for “wilderness,” al-barriyya . On days...
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Environmental Humanities (2020) 12 (2): 454–474.
Published: 01 November 2020
... research, first discovered in 1987, 40 although as Smith and Baco note there had been earlier speculations. They mention August Krogh, who spoke to delegates at the Century of Progress Exposition in Chicago on the “Conditions of Life at Great Depths in the Ocean” in 1933. At the outset Krogh confessed...
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Environmental Humanities (2014) 5 (1): 101–123.
Published: 01 May 2014
...,” who can advocate choosing “the most evil”? 36 The implication of these confessed fears is that geoengineers, unlike most other scientists and engineers, have both understood and emphasized the risks and side effects of the technologies they are developing, so they do not need to be criticized by...
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Environmental Humanities (2014) 4 (1): 41–67.
Published: 01 May 2014
...), Djilile (1977), Manganinnie (1980), Earth Cry (1986), and Kakadu (1988). Sculthorpe confesses to being political in his work, which, he claims, “has always been about the preservation of the environment, and, more recently, climate change.” His Song of the Yarra (2009) embraces these issues and...