Book 2009

New Visions of Nature

Complexity and Authenticity

ISBN: 978-90-481-2610-1 (Print) 978-90-481-2611-8 (Online)

Table of contents (20 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xix

  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-18

      Nature in Motion

  3. Public Visions of Nature

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 19-19

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      Pages 21-40

      Technological Nature – And the Problem When Good Enough Becomes Good

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      Pages 41-46

      They Could Have Used a Robot: Technology, Nature Experience and Human Flourishing

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      Pages 47-66

      The Authenticity of Nature: An Exploration of Lay People’s Interpretations in the Netherlands

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      Pages 67-73

      The Hierarchical and Unconscious Mind: Reflections on the Authenticity of Nature

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      Pages 75-89

      The Trouble with Plovers

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      Chapter

      Pages 91-99

      About Snowy Plovers, Lapwings and Wolves: How to Include Contrasting Visions of Ecologists and Laymen in Decision-Making

  4. The Genomics View of Nature

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 101-101

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      Pages 103-115

      Detachment, Genomics and the Nature of Being Human

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      Pages 117-127

      The Detached Animal – On the Technical Nature of Being Human

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      Pages 129-145

      Metagenomic Metaphors: New Images of the Human from ‘Translational’ Genomic Research

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      Pages 147-153

      The Metagenomic World-View: A Comment on Eric T. Juengst’s ‘Metagenomic Metaphors’

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      Pages 155-172

      Genomics Metaphors and Genetic Determinism

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      Pages 173-177

      Maps and the Taxonomic Style

  5. Philosophy of Landscape and Place

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 179-179

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      Pages 181-195

      “Thinking Like a Mountain”: Ethics and Place as Travelling Concepts

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      Pages 197-203

      Towards an Epistemology of Place

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      Pages 205-228

      Developing Nature Along Dutch Rivers: Place or Non-Place

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      Pages 229-236

      Restoring Nature in a Mobile Society

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      Chapter

      Pages 237-256

      Between Nativism and Cosmopolitanism: Framing and Reframing in Invasion Biology

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      Pages 257-263

      Further Towards a Continuum Between Nativism and Cosmopolitanism

  6. Conclusions

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 265-265

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      Pages 267-278

      Nature, Technology and the Human Condition

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 279-285