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The Introduction is an overarching look at ecological theories, environmental policies, and current cease-and-desist orders (read: protected areas), and the continuing domains of human assault across the planet, beginning with that exile and oppression of the Troubadours in the late Middle Ages, a forerunner of the myriad themes to be explored throughout the book.

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  • Troubadours
  • Cruelty
  • Ecological paradox
  • Gilbert Ryle
  • Cogito
  • Krill

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  1. 1.

    https://www.etymonline.com/word/cruelty

  2. 2.

    See Protestant Endurance Under Popish Cruelty: A Narrative Of The Reformation In Spain, by J. C. M’Coan, Esq., of the Middle Temple, Binns And Goodwin, London, 1859; See also, The Troubadours -A History Of Provençal Life And Literature In The Middle Ages, by Francis Hueffer, Chatto & Windus, London, 1878, particularly Chapter XIX, “Siege Of Autafort -Bertran’s Death,” and Chapter XXI, “The Vaudois And Albigeois,” –“The Reformation Of The Thirteenth Century.”

  3. 3.

    Specimens of the Early Poetry of France – From The Time Of The Troubadours And Trouveres To The Reign Of Henri Quatre, by Louisa Stuart Costello, William Pickering, London, 1835, p. 103.

  4. 4.

    The Music Of The Troubadours, Provençal Series amo ut intellegam, Volume 1, edited by Peter Whigham, Ross-Erikson, Santa Barbara, CA, 1979, p. 39.

  5. 5.

    See David Attenborough, “Antarctica,” “Seven Worlds One Planet,” BBC World, 2019; see also, “Virtual World of Krill,” Australian Antarctic Division, August 1, 2017 http://www.antarctica.gov.au/news/2017/virtual-view-krill,Accessed March 3, 2020.

  6. 6.

    See Ryle’s The Concept of Mind, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, Ill.,1949.

  7. 7.

    See Jacques Maritain, Philosophy of Nature , Philosophical Library, New York 1951, p. 51.

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Tobias, M.C., Morrison, J.G. (2021). Introduction. In: On the Nature of Ecological Paradox. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-64526-7_1

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