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Re: biophilia

  • Subject: Re: [cg] biophilia
  • From: Alliums <garlicgrower@snip.net>
  • Date: Tue, 29 Jan 2002 20:04:01 -0500

Hope wrote:

>I believe it was E.O. Wilson, the wonderful biologist at Harvard, who
>coined the word biophilia a few years ago.  He has a book by that name.
>If I remember right, he thinks there's an evolutionarily-ingrained
>affinity of living things, for other living things.

I think he was just on "Talk of the Nation" talking about just such a book.

Ali wrote:
>Stephen R. Kellert also has a book, Kinship to Mastery: Biophilia in Human
Evolution and Development (1997), which expounds upon E.O Wilson's >coined
term and theory.&nbsp; Definitely a "must read" if you are interested in the

These both sound good -- if someone gets them for me, I'll review them and
post the reviews to the list! :-D

Got you all beat -- it was 70 degrees here in Zone 6, Phoenixville, PA today!


Dorene Pasekoff, Coordinator
St. John's United Church of Christ Organic Community Garden

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