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The Biophilia Hypothesis (A Shearwater Book)

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Published by Island Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mathematics and Science,
  • Life Sciences - Biology - General,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Environmental Science,
  • Ethics & Moral Philosophy,
  • Science / Environmental Science,
  • Philosophy

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsScott McVay (Contributor), Aaron Katcher (Contributor), Cecilia McCarthy (Contributor), Gregory Wilkins (Contributor), Roger Ulrich (Contributor), Paul Shepard (Contributor), Sara St. Antoine (Contributor), Jared Diamond (Contributor), Gordon Orians (Contributor), Richard Nelson (Contributor), Madhav Gadgil (Contributor), Lynn Margulis (Contributor), Elizabeth Lawrence (Contributor), Stephen R. Kellert (Editor), Edward O. Wilson (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages484
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8611393M
    ISBN 101559631473
    ISBN 109781559631471

    The domestication of animals can be a result of "humans' innate tendency to focus on life and lifelike processes", referred to as Biophilia hypothesis by Edward O. Wilson [22]. To demonstrate the Author: Eleonora Gullone. Description of the book "The Biophilia Hypothesis": "Biophilia" is the term coined by Edward O. Wilson, author of The Diversity of Life and winner of two Pulitzer prizes, to describe what he believes is our innate affinity for the natural world. In his landmark book Biophilia, he examined how our tendency to focus on life and lifelike processes.

    The biophilia hypothesis suggests that there is an instinctive bond between humans beings and other living O. Wilson introduced and popularized the hypothesis in his book entitled Biophilia.. The term "biophilia" literally means "love of life or living systems." It was first used by Erich Fromm to describe a psychological orientation of being attracted to all that is . The Biophilia Hypothesis (A Shearwater book) Stephen R. Kellert. out of 5 stars Paperback. 13 offers from £ Biophilic Design: The Theory, Science and Practice of Bringing Buildings to Life Stephen R. Kellert. out of 5 stars 8. /5(38).

    Biophilia is Edward O. Wilson's most personal book, an evocation of his own response to nature and an eloquent statement of the conservation ethic. Wilson argues that our natural affinity for life—biophilia—is the very essence of our humanity and binds us to all other living species.4/5(9). Main The Biophilia Hypothesis edited. The Biophilia Hypothesis edited Kellert, Stephen R, Wilson, Edward O "Biophilia" is the term coined by Edward O. Wilson to describe what he believes is humanity's innate affinity for the natural world. In his landmark book Biophilia, he examined how our tendency to focus on life and lifelike processes might.


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The Biophilia Hypothesis brings together the views of some of the most creative scientists of our time, each attempting to amplify and refine the concept of biophilia. The various perspectives - psychological, biological, cultural, symbolic, and aesthetic - frame the theoretical issues by presenting empirical evidence /5.

―Washington Post Book World “A fine memoir by one of America’s foremost evolutionary biologists erudite, elegant, and poetic. Wilson defines biophilia as ‘the innate tendency [in human beings] to focus on life and lifelike process.

To an extent still undervalued in philosophy and religion, our existence depends on this propensity, our spirit is woven from it, hopes rise /5(32).

The Biophilia Hypothesis brings together the views of some of the most creative scientists of our time, each attempting to amplify and refine the concept of biophilia. The variety of perspectives -- psychological, biological, cultural, symbolic, and aesthetic -- frame the theoretical issues by presenting empirical evidence that supports or refutes the hypothesis.

"Biophilia" is the term coined by Edward O. Wilson to describe what he believes is humanity's innate affinity for the natural world. In his landmark book Biophilia, he examined how our tendency to focus on life and lifelike processes might be a biologically based need, integral to our development as individuals and as a species.

Kinship to Mastery continues the exploration of biophilia begun with Edward O. Wilson's landmark book Biophilia (Harvard University Press, ) and followed by The Biophilia Hypothesis (Island Press, ), co-edited by Wilson and Kellert, which brought together some of the most creative scientists of our time to explore Wilson's theory in depth.

About the Book "Biophilia" is the term coined by Edward O. Wilson to describe what he believes is humanity's innate affinity for the natural world.

In his landmark book Biophilia, he examined how our tendency to focus on life and lifelike processes might be a biologically based need, integral to our development as individuals and as a species Pages: Building on the usefulness of the biophilia hypothesis, this book argues that biophilia exists on a broader spectrum that has not been adequately theorized.

The Ecophobia Hypothesis claims that in order to contextualize biophilia (literally, the “love of life”) and the spectrum on which it sits, it is necessary to theorize how very un-philic human uses of the natural world are.

“Biophilia is an immensely readable book. Wilson is a master storyteller, skillful at evoking exotic scenes. “ A fine memoir by one of America’s foremost evolutionary biologists erudite, elegant, and poetic.

Wilson defines biophilia as ‘the innate tendency [in human beings] to focus on life and lifelike process. The Biophilia Hypothesis was originally referred to (Wilson, ) as an ‘innate tendency to focus on life and lifelike processes’, meaning that we gain the File Size: KB.

biophilia. But in its own way it supports the biophilia hypothesis, fleshes it out developmentally, and challenges us with difficult questions.

Perhaps the broadest question is as follows. If understanding the human affiliation with nature cuts across traditional disciplinary lines, how are we to work, move. "Biophilia" is the term coined by Edward O. Wilson to describe what he believes is humanity's innate affinity for the natural world.

In his landmark book Biophilia, he examined how our tendency to focus on life and lifelike processes might be a biologically based need, integral to our development as individuals /5(2). Biophilia hypothesis, idea that humans possess an innate tendency to seek connections with nature and other forms of life.

The term biophilia was used by German-born American psychoanalyst Erich Fromm in The Anatomy of Human Destructiveness (), which described biophilia as “the passionate love of life and of all that is alive.”. The book is a collection of short essays reflecting on his experiences and observations over his long and distinguished career studying social insects, Wilson defines biophilia "as the urge to associate with other forms of life."/5.

The biophilia hypothesis (also called BET) suggests that humans possess an innate tendency to seek connections with nature and other forms of life. Edward O. Wilson introduced and popularized the hypothesis in his book, Biophilia (). He defines biophilia as "the urge to affiliate with other forms of life".

The biophilia hypothesis is the belief that humans are genetically predisposed to be attracted to nature. It states that all humans inherently love the natural world. This idea that we are drawn to and need nature was first put forth by a man named Edward O.

Wilson in his book Biophilia published in The biophilia hypothesis, also called BET, suggests that humans possess an innate tendency to seek connections with nature and other forms of life. Edward O. Wilson introduced and popularized the hypothesis in his book, Biophilia ().

He defines biophilia as “the urge to affiliate with other forms of life”. Stephen R. Kellert was the Tweedy/Ordway Professor of Social Ecology at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies and author of numerous books including, The Biophilia Hypothesis (coedited with E.

Wilson, ), The Value of Life: Biological Diversity and Human Society (), Kinship to Mastery: Biophilia in Human Evolution and Development (), /5(13).

Wilson published his “biophilia hypothesis” in the early s, shortly after Fromm’s death. It supposes that our attraction to nature is genetically predetermined.

According to this hypothesis. The biophilia hypothesis goes on to hold that the multiple strands of emotional response are woven into symbols composing a large part of culture. It suggests that when human beings remove themselves from the natural environment, the biophilic learning rules are not replaced by modern versions equally well adapted to : Island Press.

Kinship to Mastery continues the exploration of biophilia begun with Edward O. Wilson's landmark book Biophilia (Harvard University Press, ) and followed by The Biophilia Hypothesis (Island Press, ), co-edited by Wilson and Kellert, which brought together some of the most creative scientists of our time to explore Wilson's theory in depth/5(4).The Biophilia Hypothesis brings together the views of some of the most creative scientists of our time, each attempting to amplify and refine the concept of biophilia.

The variety of perspectives – psychological, biological, cultural, symbolic, and aesthetic – frame the theoretical issues by presenting empirical evidence that supports or.The Biophilia Hypothesis brings together the views of some of the most creative scientists of our time, each attempting to amplify and refine the concept of biophilia.

The various perspectives - psychological, biological, cultural, symbolic, and aesthetic - frame the theoretical issues by presenting empirical evidence that supports or refutes the hypothesis.