Perceptions of the natural world vary greatly, both among peoples and across historical eras. Some have viewed nature as a gift of the Creator, others as organic machine or living ecosystem. These days, with the economy playing a dominant role in our lives, we might also turn to the language of economics to understand the natural environment.

Authors

Brent Davies, Charley Dewberry, Derek Holmgren, Derek Reiber, Howard Silverman, Edward C. Wolf, Seth Zuckerman

Publication Date

2005

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