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Getting Back Into Place: Toward a Renewed Understanding of the Place-World Edward S. Casey

Getting Back Into Place: Toward a Renewed Understanding of the Place-World

Edward S. Casey

Published December 1st 1993
ISBN : 9780253208378
Paperback
432 pages
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... a comprehensive and nuanced account of the role of place in human experience. -- Word TradeIn descriptions of unprecedented scope, power, and concision, Casey illuminates brilliantly the vexing question crucial for our survival: What is ourMore... a comprehensive and nuanced account of the role of place in human experience. -- Word TradeIn descriptions of unprecedented scope, power, and concision, Casey illuminates brilliantly the vexing question crucial for our survival: What is our place in Nature? -- Bruce Wilshire... wonderfully insightful... -- The Humanistic PsychologistWhat would the world be like if there were no places? Our lives are so place-oriented that we cannot begin to comprehend sheer placelessness. Despite the pervasiveness of place, for the most part philosophers have neglected it. Here, Casey articulates a nuanced philosophical exploration of the pervasiveness of place in our everyday lives.