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Ecocritical Aesthetics : Language, Beauty, and the Environment - by Scott Slovic (Paperback)

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This lively collection of essays explores the vital role of beauty in the human experience of place, interactions with other species, and contemplation of our own embodied lives. Devoting attention to themes such as global climate change, animal subjectivity, environmental justice and activism, and human moral responsibility for the environment, these contributions demonstrate that beauty is not only a meaningful dimension of our experience, but also a powerful strategy for inspiring cultural transformation. Taken as a whole, they underscore the ongoing relevance of aesthetics to the ecocritical project and the concern for beauty that motivates effective social and political engagement.

Number of Pages: 219
Genre: Philosophy
Sub-Genre: Aesthetics
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Indiana Univ Pr
Author: Scott Slovic
Language: English
Street Date: February 28, 2018
TCIN: 53503073
UPC: 9780253032126
Item Number (DPCI): 248-74-1268
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