Earth in Mind On Education, Environment, and the Human Prospect

ISBN-10: 1559634952
ISBN-13: 9781559634953
Edition: 2nd 2004 (Revised)
Authors: David W. Orr
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Description: Noted environmental educator David W. Orr focuses not on problems in education, but on the problem of education.

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Book details

Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Island Press
Publication date: 7/30/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Noted environmental educator David W. Orr focuses not on problems in education, but on the problem of education.

David W. Orr is Paul Sears Distinguished Professor of Environmental Studies and Politics at Oberlin College and the author of The Nature of Design: Ecology, Culture, and Human Intention, The Last Refuge: Patriotism, Politics, and the Environment in an Age of Terror, Earth in Mind: On Education, Environment, and the Human Prospect, and Ecological Literacy.

Acknowledgments
Introduction to the 10th Anniversary Edition
Introduction
The Problem of Education
What Is Education For?
The Dangers of Education
The Problem of Education
The Business of Education
First Principles
Love
Some Thoughts on Intelligence
Reflections on Water and Oil
Virtue
Forests and Trees
Politics
Economics
Judgment: Pascal's Wager and Economics in a Hotter Time
Rethinking Education
Rating Colleges
The Problem of Disciplines and the Discipline of Problems
Professionalism and the Human Prospect
Designing Minds
Architecture as Pedagogy
Agriculture and the Liberal Arts
Educating a Constituency for the Long Haul
Destinations
Love It or Lose It: The Coming Biophilia Revolution
A World That Takes Its Environment Seriously
Prices and the Life Exchanged: Costs of the U.S. Food System
Refugees or Homecomers? Conjectures About the Future of Rural America
Hope in Hard Times
Conclusion: Earth in Mind
Index

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