Traces on the Rhodian Shore: Nature and Culture in Western Thought from Ancient Times to the End of the Eighteenth Century

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University of California Press, 1973 - History - 763 pages
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Contents

INTRODUCTORY ESSAY
3
tudes Toward Nature
18
ORDER AND PURPOSE IN THE COSMOS AND ON EARTH
35
of Nature 39 3 Xenophon on Design 42 4 The Artisanship of
74
AIRS WATERS PLACES
80
Treatise Airs Waters Places 82 3 Herodotus Interest in Custom
91
in Selected Roman Writings 100 7 Strabos Eclecticism 03 8 Vitru
114
A GOD MAN AND NATURE IN JUDEOCHRISTIAN
150
THE EARTH AS A HABITABLE PLANET
375
ENVIRONMENTAL THEORIES OF EARLY MODERN TIMES
429
GROWING CONSCIOUSNESS OF THE CONTROL OF NATURE
461
INTRODUCTORY ESSAY
501
CLIMATE THE MOEURS RELIGION AND GOVERNMENT
551
ENVIRONMENT POPULATION AND
623
tions 62f 3 Progress and the Limitations of the Environment
632
THE EPOCH OF MAN IN THE HISTORY OF NATURE
655

INTRODUCTORY ESSAY
171
ENVIRONMENTAL INFLUENCES WITHIN A DIVINELY
254
INTERPRETING PIETY AND ACTIVITY AND THEIR
288
INTRODUCTORY ESSAY
355
CONCLUSION
706
BIBLIOGRAPHY
715
INDEX
749
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