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Discordant harmonies

a new ecology for the twenty-first century

by Daniel B. Botkin

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  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nature conservation,
  • Environmental protection,
  • Environmental policy

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDaniel B. Botkin.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH75 .B67 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 241 p. :
    Number of Pages241
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2210381M
    ISBN 100195054911
    LC Control Number89032890

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    In his groundbreaking study of environmental issues, Discordant Harmonies, Botkin suggests that the real barrier to solving the crisis in the environment is not lack of scientific knowledge but the persistence of mythological and metaphoric ways of perceiving the natural world. -- Alfred Runte, author of National Parks: The American Experience"Daniel Botkin's book, Discordant Harmonies, was the most important publication about the environment --and especially about mankind and Nature-- written in the second half of the twentieth century. It is one of three books that I keep constantly on my bedside table.

    “The Moon in the Nautilus Shell: Discordant Harmonies Reconsidered” is a fascinating look at man’s changing relationship with nature. I highly recommend this book to anyone interested in the environmental movement, natural resource management, and the issue of climate change. It is well written and accessible to the non-scientist/5. In Western music, dissonance is the quality of sounds that seems unstable and has an aural need to resolve to a stable consonance. Both consonance and dissonance are words applied to harmony, chords, and intervals and, by extension, to melody, tonality, and even rhythm and gh there are physical and neurological facts important to understanding the idea of consonance and .


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"Daniel Botkin's book, Discordant Harmonies, was the most important publication about the environment --and especially about mankind and Nature-- written in the second half of the twentieth century. It is one of three books that I keep constantly on my bedside table/5(12).

“The Moon in the Nautilus Shell: Discordant Harmonies Reconsidered” is a fascinating look at man’s changing relationship with nature. I highly recommend this book to anyone interested in the environmental movement, natural resource management, and the issue of climate change.

It is well written and accessible to the non-scientist/5(12). "Daniel Botkin's book, Discordant Harmonies, was the most important publication about the environment --and especially about mankind and Nature-- written in the second half of the twentieth century.

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Although it was published 27 years ago, it certainly belongs on the bookshelf. Review of "Discordant Harmonies: A New Ecology for the Twenty-First Century". In Discordant Harmonies, Daniel Botkin tackles one of the most difficult questions in all of current ecological thought - what *is* 'natural', anyway.

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Daniel Botkin's recent book Discordant Harmonies: A New Ecology for the 21st Century (Oxford University Press) has aroused much interest. For a book that purports to lead ecology into the 21st century, the tone carries the unmistakable accents of the late 19th.

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