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The Noetics of Nature: Environmental Philosophy and the Holy Beauty of the Visible

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The Noetics of Nature: Environmental Philosophy and the Holy Beauty of the Visible (Groundworks: Ecological Issues in Philosophy and Theology) by Bruce V. Foltz
English | 2013 | ISBN: 0823254658 | ISBN-13: 9780823254651 | 320 pages | PDF | 1,4 MB
Contemplative or "noetic" knowledge has traditionally been seen as the highest mode of understanding, a view that persists both in many non-Western cultures and in Eastern Christianity, where "theoria physike," or the illumined understanding of creation that follows the purification of the heart, is seen to provide deeper insights into nature than the discursive rationality modernity has used to dominate and conquer it.

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