Getting Back into Place by Edward S. Casey
Call Number: ARC General Collection B105.P53 C37 1993
Publication Date: 1993-12-01
.."". a comprehensive and nuanced account of the role of place in human experience."" -- Word Trade ""In descriptions of unprecedented scope, power, and concision, Casey illuminates brilliantly the vexing question crucial for our survival: What is our place in Nature?"" -- Bruce Wilshire .."". wonderfully insightful... "" -- The Humanistic Psychologist What would the world be like if there were no places? Our lives are so place-oriented that we cannot begin to comprehend sheer ""placelessness."" Despite the pervasiveness of place, for the most part philosophers have neglected it. Here, Casey articulates a nuanced philosophical exploration of the pervasiveness of place in our everyday lives.