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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

The Biology of Wonder

Aliveness, Feeling, and the Metamorphosis of Science

In The Biology of Wonder author Andreas Weber proposes a new approach to the biological sciences that puts the human back in nature. He argues that feelings and emotions, far from being … 336 View
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Towards a Poetic Ecology

From: The Biology of Wonder

In the introduction, Weber discusses attempts to separate emotions and nature in the science of biology, and how modern researchers are rejecting this earlier paradigm. 14 $1.40 Add
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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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The Desire for Life

From: The Biology of Wonder

The author discusses his scientific education, and how he felt that something was lacking in the overly mechanistic conception of life in biology. 19 $1.90 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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The Machine That Can Die

From: The Biology of Wonder

In this chapter, the author explores "holistic biology," which considers both bodily and inner experiences as biological phenomena. 34 $3.40 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 Physics of Creation

From: The Biology of Wonder

In this chapter, Weber examines how complex natural patterns reveal the interrelated nature of life and the anorganic environment. 18 $1.80 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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World Inscape

From: The Biology of Wonder

This chapter discusses how emotions are embodied, and how the inward feelings of organisms are accessible through their bodily presence. 20 $2.00 Add
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Affective Neuroscience

From: The Biology of Wonder

This chapter probes the links between subjective experience, consciousness, and the body. 30 $3.00 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