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  1. Existential ecology : the human/natural world.

    Article, Congrès - En anglais

    International conference on the social sciences and medicine. Peebles (GBR), 1992/09/14.

    Medicine and ecology share the concern for reconciling human aims and natural processes.

    That reconciliation is attempted through analogous approaches in the two fields.

    A dialectical model, described here, provides conceptual organization of those approaches into a coherent progression of paradigms, both existential and theoretical:

    • (1) vulnerability, the immediacy of human exposure to nature's power and the futility of human ascendancy;

    • (2) disengagement, the rational and the romantic objectifcation of nature;

    • (3) dissection, the scientific and cultural reduction of nature to specimens.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Santé et environnement, Ecologie, Homme

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Health and environment, Ecology, Human

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 92-0560063

    Code Inist : 002B30A02. Création : 199406.