Engages The Global Ecological Crisis Through A Radical Rethinking Of What It Means To Inhabit The Earth.Meditating On The Work Of American Poet And Environmental Activist Gary Snyder And Thirteenth Century Japanese Zen Master Eihei D Gen, Jason M Wirth Draws Out Insights For Understanding Our Relation To The Planet S Ongoing Ecological Crisis He Discusses What D Gen Calls The Great Earth And What Snyder Calls The Wild As Being Comprised Of The Play Of Waters And Mountains, Emptiness And Form, And Then Considers How These Ideas Can Illuminate The Spiritual And Ethical Dimensions Of Place The Book Culminates In A Discussion Of Earth Democracy, A Place Based Sense Of Communion Where All Beings Are Interconnected And All Beings Matter This Radical Rethinking Of What It Means To Inhabit The Earth Will Inspire Lovers Of Snyder S Poetry, Zen Practitioners, Environmental Philosophers, And Anyone Concerned About The Global Ecological Crisis.Jason M Wirth Is Professor Of Philosophy At Seattle University He Is The Author Of Schelling S Practice Of The Wild Time, Art, Imagination And The Conspiracy Of Life Meditations On Schelling And His Time The Translator Of The Ages Of The World By F W J Schelling And The Coeditor With Patrick Burke Of The Barbarian Principle Merleau Ponty, Schelling, And The Question Of Nature, All Published By SUNY Press.
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- 176 pages
- Mountains, Rivers, and the Great Earth (SUNY series in Environmental Philosophy and Ethics)
- Jason M. Wirth
- 03 May 2019 Jason M. Wirth