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Being and Swine

The End of Nature (As We Knew It)

Forget everything you think you know about nature. Fahim Amir’s award-winning book takes pure delight in posing unexpected questions: Are animals victims of human domination, or heroes of … ; ; 228 View
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Preface to the English Edition

From: Being and Swine

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In the preface, philosopher Fahim Amir discusses the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on our perspective of the natural world and the ways in which we have begun to perceive animals as political … ; ; 5 $0.50 Add
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Alienation

From: Finding Our Niche

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In the first chapter of Finding Our Niche, Alienation, Loring introduces the eco-modernist philosophy that humans are inherently destructive of and separate from nature, and explains how that … 26 $2.60 Add
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Introduction

From: Being and Swine

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In the introduction, philosopher Fahim Amir outlines his argument that animals are political entities. This chapter includes an explanation of the author’s definition of the term … ; ; 25 $2.50 Add
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Pigeon Politics

From: Being and Swine

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In this chapter, philosopher Fahim Amir discusses the complex relationship between human society and pigeons. The chapter includes a brief overview of the history of pigeons in urban spaces and … ; ; 19 $1.90 Add
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Pristine

From: Finding Our Niche

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In the second chapter of Finding Our Niche, Pristine, Loring describes how he first landed in Alaska and how his experiences there reshaped his ideas of how humans engage with the natural world, … 29 $2.90 Add
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Swinish Multitudes

From: Being and Swine

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In this chapter, philosopher Fahim Amir provides a brief overview of the history of pigs in agriculture in Europe. The chapter also includes a discussion of the ways in which pigs have acted as a … ; ; 29 $2.90 Add
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The Birth of the Factory

From: Being and Swine

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In this chapter, philosopher Fahim Amir discusses the rise of urbanization in the western world and the role that animals have played in this process. Included in the chapter are a discussion of … ; ; 37 $3.70 Add
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Underground Ecologies

From: Being and Swine

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In this chapter, philosopher Fahim Amir discusses the impact of pollution on the animal world and the forms of pollution our society creates as a byproduct of pharmaceutical production, power … ; ; 34 $3.40 Add
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Cloudy Swords

From: Being and Swine

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In this chapter, philosopher Fahim Amir discusses the role played by various insects and how our perception of them differs based on the impact they have on human activities. The chapter includes … ; ; 44 $4.40 Add
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On Nature’s Limits and the Human Condition

Five Axioms of Sustainability

From: Peak Everything

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My aim in this chapter is to explore the history of the terms sustainable and sustainability, and their various published definitions, and then to offer a set of five axioms (self-evident truths) … 14 $1.40 Add
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Black Hole Sun

From: Being and Swine

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In the final chapter, philosopher Fahim Amir discusses how we live in a black hole of overconsumption and by changing our perspective on the animal world, we can escape from that black hole. ; ; 24 $2.40 Add
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Technological Optimism and Belief in Progress

From: Techno-Fix

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Technological Optimism and Belief in Progress postulates that belief in progress exhibits characteristics similar to those of religious faith and that most techno-optimism is based on ignorance, … ; 33 $3.30 Add
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The End of One Era, The Beginning of Another

The Psychology of Peak Oil and Climate Change

From: Peak Everything

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The historic global shift from a regime of cheap fossil fuel energy sources to one of declining and expensive fossil fuels and scarce replacements will impact every living person, every … 15 $1.50 Add
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The End of One Era, The Beginning of Another

Bridging Peak Oil and Climate Change Activism

From: Peak Everything

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The problems of Climate Change and Peak Oil both result from societal dependence on fossil fuels. Climate Change has to do with carbon emissions and their effects — including the impacts on … 19 $1.90 Add