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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 2 (1): 101–116.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Kenny Walker Abstract The 50 th year anniversary of Rachel Carson's monumental Silent Spring invites reflection on how the controversy over chemical pesticides shaped environmental discourse in the modern era. This essay focuses on uncertainty as a boundary device that shapes scientific ethos in...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 8 (1): 77–94.
Published: 01 May 2016
... ; singular: ethos ) of diverse forms of human and nonhuman life and in an effort to explore and perhaps restory the relationships that constitute and nourish them. Our aim is to develop “lively ethographies”: a mode of knowing, engaging, and storytelling that recognizes the meaningful lives of others and...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 8 (1): 24–36.
Published: 01 May 2016
... shepherds had to learn how to lead, how to understand other modes of living, how to teach their sheep what is edible and what is not, and how to form a flock; the sheep had to learn how to “compose with” dogs and humans, to acquire new feeding habits, a new ethos, and moreover, new ways of living in an...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2016) 8 (2): 277–284.
Published: 01 November 2016
... in Joyce himself. If he had abandoned St. Thomas, he had not stepped much further down than Aristotle. 2 The urgent point here is that a dismissal or willed ignorance of the continued relevance of religion and religious discourse to the quest of establishing an environmental ethos would be...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2012) 1 (1): 1–5.
Published: 01 May 2012
... being studied.” 11 Similarly, Dominique Lestel's etho-ethnology/ethno-ethology utilises the methods of the social and animal sciences to explore “hybrid human/animal communities sharing meaning, interests and affects.” 12 These examples gesture towards a great range of innovative interdisciplinary...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 8 (1): 1–23.
Published: 01 May 2016
... studies draws together diverse disciplinary and interdisciplinary approaches that have emerged in recent years. These include multispecies ethnography, 26 etho-ethnology, 27 anthropology of life, 28 anthropology beyond humanity, 29 extinction studies, 30 and more-than-human geographies...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 5 (1): 125–148.
Published: 01 May 2014
...” (although anecdote can certainly be more developed than that, an “account”), storying might be described as the extended method of anecdote, the etho-ethnography of observation and interaction in a place. Storying attends to the phenomenological co-constitution of place, subjectivity and becoming. As Thom...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 5 (1): 233–260.
Published: 01 May 2014
... measures (be they large or small). He commends an “experimental ethos” that is open-minded and reflective, challenging Westerners to make considered, revisable decisions about how we and non-humans might live together in a thoroughly syncretic world whose vitality we have a big role in determining. 37...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2015) 6 (1): 131–157.
Published: 01 May 2015
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 4 (1): 41–67.
Published: 01 May 2014
... single-mindedly expanded on the view that society at large is an organism responsible for the physical degradation of the soundscapes we inhabit, and to which we listen. 6 The sustainable ethos of “sound ecology” continues to inform our critical sense of place . Ingram—in his seminal work The...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 2 (1): 1–20.
Published: 01 May 2013
... ethos might be co-opted to legitimate continued capitalist petro-industrial exploitations of the environment. Put simply, Smiley's highly-regarded novel and the discursive context of its late 1970s/early 1980s setting explore profound challenges to the dissemination and operationalization of a...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 8 (1): 95–117.
Published: 01 May 2016
... itself as a more-than-human polity, a shared or convivial space defined by an ethos of pragmatic coexistence. A few years ago, during a car ride across the tundra, Oskal summarized this ethos to me as a kind of cosmopolitical imperative—not so different, he said, from the radical principle of Christian...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 3 (1): 111–127.
Published: 01 May 2013
... activity with non-vegans. “[T]he most common appeals made by omnivores to the naturalness of meat-eating drew on evolutionary theory or religious doctrine. The ethos underlying the two was almost interchangeable: God and Evolution/Biology/Science alike, according to many online commenters, decreed that...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 3 (1): 1–24.
Published: 01 May 2013
... professional habitus, an ethos of birding. In part, however, it was also pragmatic, rooted in a concern for the survival of the quarry. To any species as vulnerable to human predation as the Lessers, close human contact is dangerous. However benign, however well intentioned, all contact carries the risk of...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 5 (1): 261–276.
Published: 01 May 2014
... ethos of human separation from and mastery over nature is very interesting methodologically. Linking a decisive shift in the reception of a canonical literary text (the Bible) to the development of new relations and technologies of production (the heavy iron plow) in response to particular environmental...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 107–127.
Published: 01 May 2016
... dispersed manufacturing might look like. OSE partakes heavily of the DIY ethos, but Jakubowski's vision is not a hyper-individualist Robinson Crusoe fantasy. We are asked to imagine, rather, a society where individual towns if not individual buildings and households produce their own power on site. Where...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 41–58.
Published: 01 May 2016
... pursued, limitless economic growth will be no easy matter, for this effectively means challenging a core element of the progressivist ethos that defines the experiment of Western modernity as such. Growth is an idea so entrenched in Western culture that it is difficult to even perceive it as a problem in...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 8 (1): 57–76.
Published: 01 May 2016
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 52–71.
Published: 01 May 2019
.... The tribe’s activism has been broadly legible thus far, due to their succinct identity claims as the only indigenous inhabitants of the Niyamgiri Hills and the congruence of their struggle with the environmentalist ethos of protecting pristine woodlands from deforestation and toxic-waste dumping. 72...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 4 (1): 69–93.
Published: 01 May 2014
.... He was dissatisfied with the musicality, the ethics and ethos, and the cynical and corporate nature of the music industry generally. One can find a sample of Wiseman's evolving politics from his 1989 debut album, Bob Wiseman Sings Wrench Tuttle: In Her Dream. 20 After Warner Brothers pressed...