The Death of Nature: Women, Ecology, and the Scientific Revolution

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Harper & Row, 1983 - Ecology - 348 pages
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An examination of the Scientific Revolution that shows how the mechanistic world view of modern science has sanctioned the exploitation of nature, unrestrained commercial expansion, and a new socioeconomic order that subordinates women.

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Contents

Nature as Female
1
European Ecology
42
Organic Society and Utopia
69
The World an Organism
99
Women and Witches
127
Production Reproduction and the Female
149
Dominion over Nature
164
The Mechanical Order
192
Mechanism as Power
216
The Management of Nature
236
Anne Conway and Other
253
Leibniz and Newton
275
Epilogue
290
Notes
296
Index
339
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