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ERIC Number: EJ821589
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Jan
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
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ISSN: ISSN-0039-3746
Nature and Nationhood: Danish Perspectives
Schnack, Karsten
Studies in Philosophy and Education, v28 n1 p15-26 Jan 2009
In this paper, I shall discuss Danish perspectives on nature, showing the interdependence of conceptions of "nature" and "nationhood" in the formations of a particular cultural community. Nature, thus construed, is never innocent of culture and cannot therefore simply be "restored" to some pristine, pre-lapsarian state. On the other hand, invocations of nature are effectively calls to action, often of a sort that involves a degree of (limited) restoration and conservation.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Denmark