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Nature's economy a history of ecological ideas / Donald Worster.

By: Worster, Donald, 1941-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Studies in environment and history: New York : Cambridge ; 1994Edition: 2nd ed.Description: xiii, 505 páginas : 24 x 16 cm.ISBN: 9780521468343.Subject(s): Ecología -- HistoriaDDC classification: 574.509 / W931 Online resources: EBSCOhost | Table of contents | Publisher description | Texto completo | ebrary
Contents:
Two roads diverged: Ecology in the eighteenth century. Science in Arcadia ; The empire of reason -- The subversive science: Thoreau's romantic ecology. A naturalist in Concord ; Nature looking into nature ; Roots and branches -- The dismal science: Darwinian ecology. A fallen world ; The education of a scientist ; Scrambling for place ; The ascent of man -- O pioneers: Ecology on the frontier. Words on a map ; Clements and the climax community ; Dust follows the plow -- The morals of a science: Ethics, economics, and ecology. The value of a varmint ; Producers and consumers ; Declarations of interdependence -- The age of ecology: Science and the fate of the earth. Healing the planet ; Disturbing nature.
Summary: Nature's Economy is a wide-ranging investigation of ecology's past. It traces the origins of the concept, discusses the thinkers who have shaped it, and shows how it in turn has shaped the modern perception of our place in nature.
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Two roads diverged: Ecology in the eighteenth century. Science in Arcadia ; The empire of reason -- The subversive science: Thoreau's romantic ecology. A naturalist in Concord ; Nature looking into nature ; Roots and branches -- The dismal science: Darwinian ecology. A fallen world ; The education of a scientist ; Scrambling for place ; The ascent of man -- O pioneers: Ecology on the frontier. Words on a map ; Clements and the climax community ; Dust follows the plow -- The morals of a science: Ethics, economics, and ecology. The value of a varmint ; Producers and consumers ; Declarations of interdependence -- The age of ecology: Science and the fate of the earth. Healing the planet ; Disturbing nature.

Nature's Economy is a wide-ranging investigation of ecology's past. It traces the origins of the concept, discusses the thinkers who have shaped it, and shows how it in turn has shaped the modern perception of our place in nature.

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