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Earth in mind : on education, environment, and the human prospect / David W. Orr ; [with a new introduction and essay by the author].

By: Material type: TextTextPublication details: Washington, DC Island Press c2004Edition: 10th anniversary edDescription: 221 sISBN:
  • 1559634952 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Subject(s): DDC classification:
  • 363.70071 22
Other classification:
  • 363.7
  • Eabuh
Online resources:
Contents:
Pt. 1. The problem of education -- 1. What is education for? -- 2. The dangers of education -- 3. The problem of education -- 4. The business of education -- Pt. 2. First principles -- 5. Love -- 6. Some thoughts on intelligence -- 7. Reflections on water and oil -- 8. Virtue -- 9. Forests and trees -- 10. Politics -- 11. Economics -- 12. Judgment : Pascal's wager and economics in a hotter time -- Pt. 3. Rethinking education -- 13. Rating colleges -- 14. The problem of disciplines and the discipline of problems -- 15. Professionalism and the human prospect -- 16. Designing minds -- 17. Architect as pedagogy -- 18. Agriculture and the liberal arts -- 19. Educating a constituency for the long haul -- Pt. 4. Destinations -- 20. Love it or lose it : the coming biophilia revolution -- 21. A world that takes its environment seriously -- 22. Prices and the life exchanged : costs of the U.S. food system -- 23. Refugees or homecomers? : conjectures about the future of rural America -- 24. Hope in hard times -- Conclusion. Earth in mind
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Book (loan) Campus Karlskrona 363.7 Available 85000559086

Includes bibliographical references and index

Pt. 1. The problem of education -- 1. What is education for? -- 2. The dangers of education -- 3. The problem of education -- 4. The business of education -- Pt. 2. First principles -- 5. Love -- 6. Some thoughts on intelligence -- 7. Reflections on water and oil -- 8. Virtue -- 9. Forests and trees -- 10. Politics -- 11. Economics -- 12. Judgment : Pascal's wager and economics in a hotter time -- Pt. 3. Rethinking education -- 13. Rating colleges -- 14. The problem of disciplines and the discipline of problems -- 15. Professionalism and the human prospect -- 16. Designing minds -- 17. Architect as pedagogy -- 18. Agriculture and the liberal arts -- 19. Educating a constituency for the long haul -- Pt. 4. Destinations -- 20. Love it or lose it : the coming biophilia revolution -- 21. A world that takes its environment seriously -- 22. Prices and the life exchanged : costs of the U.S. food system -- 23. Refugees or homecomers? : conjectures about the future of rural America -- 24. Hope in hard times -- Conclusion. Earth in mind

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