Philosophies of Nature: The Human Dimension

Philosophies of Nature: The Human Dimension : In Celebration of Erazim Kohak

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Philosophical understandings of Nature and Human Nature. Classical Greek and modern West, Christian, Buddhist, Taoist, by 14 authors, including Robert Neville, Stanley Rosen, David Eckel, Livia Kohn, Tienyu Cao, Abner Shimoney, Alfred Tauber, Krzysztof Michalski, Lawrence Cahoone, Stephen Scully, Alan Olson and Alfred Ferrarin. Dedicated to the phenomenological ecology of Erazim Kohak, with 10 of his essays and a full bibliography. Overall theme: on the question of the moral sense of nature.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 334 pages
  • 157.5 x 241.3 x 27.9mm | 408.24g
  • Dordrecht, Netherlands
  • English
  • 1998 ed.
  • XVII, 334 p.
  • 0792345797
  • 9780792345794
  • 1,875,927

Table of contents

I. The Symposium. 1. The Natural and the Supernatural in Human Nature: Hegel on the Soul; K. Brinkmann. 2. Whose Nature? Which Morality? On Kohak's Moral Sense of Nature; L. Cahoone. 3. A Response to Cahoone; E. Kohak. 4. Monism, But Not Through Reductionism; Tienyu Cao. 6. Aristotelian and Newtonian Models in Hegel's Philosophy of Nature; A. Ferrarin. 7. Yin and Yang: The Natural Dimension of Evil; L. Kohn. 8. Human Nature and the Nature of Time: A Nietzschean Metaphor and its Consequences; K. Michalski. 9. The Contingency of Nature; R. Neville. 10. Theological Reflections on the Nature of Nature: Revolution, Reformation, Restoration; A. Olson. 11. Plato and Nature; S. Rosen. 12. The Nature of the Gods and Early Greek Poetry; S. Scully. 13. On the Relationship between Philosopy and Physics; A. Shimony. 14. Ecology and the Claims for a Science-Based Ethics; A. Tauber. II: Selected Essays of Erazim Kohak. 1. Phenomenology and Ecology: Dependence and Co-Dependency. 2. Human Rights and Nature's Rightness. 3. Transcendental Experiene, Ordinary Philosophy. 4. Should Auld Acquaintance Be Forgot...? 5. Varieties of Ecological Experience. 6. Nature as Presence and Experience. 7. The True and The Good: Reflections on the Primacy of Practical Reason. 8. The Ecological Dilemma. 9. Creation's Orphans: Toward a Metaphysics of Artifacts. 10. The Green and the Good. III: Bibliography ofKohak.
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