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By Jason M. Wirth

ISBN-10: 1438465424

ISBN-13: 9781438465425

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ISBN-13: 9781438465432

Engages the worldwide ecological main issue via a thorough rethinking of what it ability to inhabit the earth.

Meditating at the paintings of yankee poet and environmental activist Gary Snyder and thirteenth-century jap Zen grasp Eihei Dōgen, Jason M. Wirth attracts out insights for figuring out our relation to the planet’s ongoing ecological trouble. He discusses what Dōgen calls “the nice Earth” and what Snyder calls “the Wild” as being constructed from the play of waters and mountains, vacancy and shape, after which considers how those principles can remove darkness from the religious and moral dimensions of position. The e-book culminates in a dialogue of earth democracy, a place-based feel of communion the place all beings are interconnected and all beings subject. This radical rethinking of what it capacity to inhabit the earth will motivate enthusiasts of Snyder’s poetry, Zen practitioners, environmental philosophers, and an individual concerned with the worldwide ecological crisis.

Jason M. Wirth is Professor of Philosophy at Seattle college. he's the writer of Schelling’s perform of the Wild: Time, artwork, Imagination and The Conspiracy of lifestyles: Meditations on Schelling and His Time; the translator of The a while of the World by way of F. W. J. Schelling; and the coeditor (with Patrick Burke) of The Barbarian precept: Merleau-Ponty, Schelling, and the query of Nature, all released by way of SUNY Press.

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Engages the worldwide ecological concern via an intensive rethinking of what it capacity to inhabit the earth. Meditating at the paintings of yankee poet and environmental activist Gary Snyder and thirteenth-century eastern Zen grasp Eihei Dōgen, Jason M. Wirth attracts out insights for knowing our relation to the planet’s ongoing ecological obstacle.

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