The Resource The moral authority of nature, edited by Lorraine Daston and Fernando Vidal

The moral authority of nature, edited by Lorraine Daston and Fernando Vidal

Label
The moral authority of nature
Title
The moral authority of nature
Statement of responsibility
edited by Lorraine Daston and Fernando Vidal
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This work offers an extensive account of how people have used nature to think about what counts as good, beautiful or valuable. The essays here cover a diverse array of topics including the connection of cosmic and human orders from ancient Greece to contemporary America
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
113/.09
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
BD581
LC item number
.M78 2004eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
The moral authority of nature, edited by Lorraine Daston and Fernando Vidal
Publication
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
  • Danielle Allen
  • Attention and the values of nature in the Enlightenment
  • Lorraine Daston
  • The erotic authority of nature : science, art, and the female during Goethe's Italian journey
  • Robert J. Richards
  • Nature and Bildung : pedagogical naturalism in nineteenth-century Germany
  • Eckhardt Fuchs
  • Economics, ecology, and the value of nature
  • Matt Price
  • Trouble in the earthly paradise : the regime of nature in late medieval Christian culture
  • Introduction :
  • Joan Cadden
  • Nature on trial : acts "against nature" in the law courts of early modern Germany and Switzerland
  • Helmut Puff
  • Onanism, Enlightenment medicine, and the immanent justice of nature
  • Fernando Vidal
  • Ants and the nature of nature in Auguste Forel, Erich Wasmann, and William Morton Wheeler
  • A.J. Lustig
  • "To become as one dead" : nature and the political subject in modern Japan
  • Julia Adeney Thomas
  • Liberation through control in the body politics of U.S. radical feminism
  • doing what comes naturally
  • Michelle Murphy
  • Complexio/complexion : categorizing individual natures, 1250-1600
  • Valentin Groebner
  • Human experimentation in the eighteenth century : natural boundaries and valid testing
  • Londa Schiebinger
  • Nature and nation in Chinese political thought : the national essence circle in early-twentieth-century China
  • Fa-ti Fan
  • When pollen became poison : a cultural geography of ragweed in America
  • Gregg Mitman
  • Three roots of human recency : molecular anthropology, the refigured Acheulean, and the UNESCO response to Auschwitz
  • Lorraine Daston and Fernando Vidal
  • Robert N. Proctor
  • Measuring authority, authoritative measures : Hesiod's Works and days
  • Laura M. Slatkin
  • Nature in person : medieval and Renaissance allegories and emblems
  • Katharine Park
  • Burning The fable of the bees : the incendiary authority of nature
Control code
ocn659590164
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vii, 519 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226136820
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, map
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
d2646ff4-1212-45d3-9d19-7a7aa610c7d6
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b3604944x
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)659590164
  • pebcs0226136825

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
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