The Resource Rational landscapes and humanistic geography, Edward Relph

Rational landscapes and humanistic geography, Edward Relph

Label
Rational landscapes and humanistic geography
Title
Rational landscapes and humanistic geography
Statement of responsibility
Edward Relph
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book, first published in 1981, explores why it is that the modern built environment, while successfully providing material comfort and technical efficiency, none the less breeds despair and depression rather than inspires hope and commitment. The source of this paradox, where material benefits appear to have been gained only at the expense of intangible values and qualities is found in humanism, the persistent and powerful belief that all problems can be solved through the use of human reason. But humanism has become increasingly confused, rationalistic, callously devoted to efficiency, a
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
304.2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GF90
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Routledge revivals
Label
Rational landscapes and humanistic geography, Edward Relph
Publication
Note
First published in 1981 by Croom Helm
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Original Title Page; Original Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Preface; Acknowledgements; Part One: Landscape; 1. Introduction: Landscapes and the Ambivalence of Humanism; 2. The Interrelated Histories of the Ideas of Landscape and Humanism; 3. The Character of Modern Landscapes; Part Two: Humanism and its Deficiencies; 4. Varieties of Humanism; 5. Humanistic and Scientistic Geographies; 6. Deficiencies of Humanism; Part Three: Environmental Humility; 7. From Humanism to Environmental Humility; 8. The Individuality of Places
  • 9. Ways of Seeing Landscapes10. Appropriation; 11. Ethics and Sensitivity in Environmental Planning; 12. Environmental Design and the Minimal State; Postscript; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn915343701
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781315672601
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
unknown
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b34673349
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)915343701
  • ebl131567260X

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
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