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Nature

Anna L. Peterson.

in Seeds of the Kingdom

December 2005; p ublished online February 2006 .

Chapter. Subjects: Religious Studies. 10718 words.

This chapter analyzes the ethical attitudes and practices regarding the natural environment in both the Salvadoran and Amish communities examined in chapters 1 and 2. Of particular interest...

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Nature

in Free Will

June 2004; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy of Mind. 5409 words.

‘Nature’ explores Hobbesian freedom. Hobbes contradicted the prevailing medieval view by saying that will was not a uniquely human trait, and that man was simply a complex part of an...

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socio-nature

Noel Castree, Rob Kitchin and Alisdair Rogers.

in A Dictionary of Human Geography

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Human Geography. 152 words.

The indissoluble connections between what we call *nature and what we call *society. Like *social nature

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<p>Human Nature</p>

Edited by Susan Ratcliffe.

in Oxford Essential Quotations

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 614 words.

Civilized ages inherit the human nature which was victorious in barbarous ages, and that nature is, in many respects, not

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<p>Human Nature</p>

Edited by Susan Ratcliffe.

in Oxford Essential Quotations

P ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 614 words.

Civilized ages inherit the human nature which was victorious in barbarous ages, and that nature is, in many respects, not

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<p>Human Nature</p>

Edited by Susan Ratcliffe.

in Oxford Essential Quotations

P ublished online September 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 614 words.

Civilized ages inherit the human nature which was victorious in barbarous ages, and that nature is, in many respects, not

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<p>Human Nature</p>

Edited by Susan Ratcliffe.

in Oxford Essential Quotations

P ublished online January 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 580 words.

Civilized ages inherit the human nature which was victorious in barbarous ages, and that nature is, in many respects, not

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<p>Human Nature</p>

Edited by Susan Ratcliffe.

in Oxford Essential Quotations

P ublished online September 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 614 words.

Civilized ages inherit the human nature which was victorious in barbarous ages, and that nature is, in many respects, not

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<p>Human Nature</p>

Edited by Susan Ratcliffe.

in Oxford Essential Quotations

P ublished online September 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 614 words.

Civilized ages inherit the human nature which was victorious in barbarous ages, and that nature is, in many respects, not

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Nature Religion

Barbara Jane Davy.

in The Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature

January 2006; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religion. 2004 words.

The term “nature religion” was introduced into contemporary discourses of the study of religion by Catherine Albanese's Nature Religion

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Human Nature

Woodruff Paul.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical History. 785 words.

According to ancient Greek consensus, the nature of human beings, like the nature of anything, would be both unchanging and

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The Nature of “Nature”

Gregory E. Kaebnick.

in Humans in Nature

December 2013; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Moral Philosophy; Philosophy. 8773 words.

This chapter examines two large difficulties with the concept of nature. Can we define “nature” so that it can guide human action within the world—a problem articulated by J. S. Mill—and...

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Nature Religion

Overview page. Subjects: Religion.

The term “nature religion” was introduced into contemporary discourses of the study of religion by Catherine Albanese's Nature Religion in America (1990). Albanese uses the term to...

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Aristotle: Nature

Terence Irwin.

in The Development of Ethics: Volume 1

September 2007; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Moral Philosophy. 11236 words.

This chapter looks more closely at Aristotle's position on function, essence, and nature. Here Aristotle explains what he means by attributing a function ...

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Nature's Art

Howard Marchitello.

in The Machine in the Text

May 2011; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (1500 to 1800). 15077 words.

This chapter begins with a discussion of The Winter's Tale in which we see Shakespeare negotiating the art–nature contest in two complexly related moments. The first is Polixenes'...

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nature reserve

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Ecology

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation. 142 words.

An area of land set aside for nature *conservation and associated scientific research, usually with strong legal protection against

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nature reserve

Chris Park.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 49 words.

An area of land that is set aside and managed in ways that benefit nature conservation, usually by limiting

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nature reserve

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 55 words.

An area of land that is set aside and managed in ways that benefit *nature conservation, usually with

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nature reserve

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 55 words.

An area of land that is set aside and managed in ways that benefit *nature conservation, usually with

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social nature

Noel Castree, Rob Kitchin and Alisdair Rogers.

in A Dictionary of Human Geography

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Human Geography. 182 words.

A non-dualist conceptualization of the relations between, and the inseparability of, *society and *nature. The term was

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