Environmental Ethics Week 1 Reading Notes

Environmental Ethics Week 1 Reading Notes - Environmental...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Environmental Ethics Week 1 Reading Notes The Spell of the Sensuous : Chapter 1 “I was no longer simply beneath the night sky, but also above it” “The Magicians intelligence is not encompassed within the society; its place is at the edge of the community, mediating between the human community and the larger community of beings upon which the village depends for its nourishments” “The traditional shaman…serves as an intermediary between the human community and the larger ecological field, ensuring that there is an appropriate flow of nourishment” “To humankind, these Others are purveyors of secrets, carriers of intelligence that we ourselves often need: It is these Others who can inform us of unseasonable changes in the weather, or warn us of imminent eruptions or earthquakes. .” “I became increasingly susceptible to the solicitations of nonhuman things” “I became a student of subtle differences” “I would find myself face to face with monkeys” “I found myself caught in a nonverbal conversation with this Other, a gestural duet with
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Page1 / 2

Environmental Ethics Week 1 Reading Notes - Environmental...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online