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Thrown Into Nature
Language: un
Pages: 294
Authors: Milen Ruskov, Angela Rodel
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011 - Publisher: Open Letter Books

A humorous picaresque set in 16th century Spain, Thrown Into Nature tells the story of Dr Nicholàs Monardes, whose medical treatise 'Of the Tobaco and His Great Verutes' was partially responsible for introducing tobacco to Europe. His Portuguese assistant, Da Silva, narrates the absurd adventures of the wealthy and influential
First Outline of a System of the Philosophy of Nature
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: F. W. J. Schelling
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-02-01 - Publisher: SUNY Press

Schelling's first systematic attempt to articulate a complete philosophy of nature.
Naturalizing Heidegger
Language: en
Pages: 284
Authors: David E. Storey
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-02-10 - Publisher: SUNY Press

Explores the evolution of Heidegger’s thinking about nature and its relevance for environmental ethics. In Naturalizing Heidegger, David E. Storey proposes a new interpretation of Heidegger’s importance for environmental philosophy, finding in the development of his thought from the early 1920s to his later work in the 1940s the groundwork
Language: en
Pages: 370
Authors: Hubert L. Dreyfus, Hubert L. (Professor of Philosophy Dreyfus, University of California Berkeley)
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 1991 - Publisher: MIT Press

Essays discuss the themes of worldliness, affectedness, understanding, and the care-structure found in Heidegger's work on the nature of existence
Darwinian Natural Right
Language: en
Pages: 332
Authors: Larry Arnhart
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: - Publisher: SUNY Press

This book shows how Darwinian biology supports an Aristotelian view of ethics as rooted in human nature. Defending a conception of “Darwinian natural right” based on the claim that the good is the desirable, the author argues that there are at least twenty natural desires that are universal to all