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ERIC Number: EJ1051354
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Mar
Pages: 13
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 30
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1871-1502
Peace with the Earth: Animism and Contemplative Ways
Bai, Heesoon
Cultural Studies of Science Education, v10 n1 p135-147 Mar 2015
In this paper I problematize the modern everyday ontology that categorically separates the animate from the inanimate, showing that such separation has ethical implications that are environmentally devastating. I propose a turn to an animistic ontology and epistemology. Acknowledging the challenge of such turn, I suggest contemplative practices as a way to aid this turn. I engage a variety of literature and resources from Daoism, Buddhism, Appelbaum's work, neuroscientific findings to support my exploration of the connection between animistic perception and contemplative ways.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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