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Nature and Psyche: Radical Environmentalism and the Politics of Subjectivity
Nature and Psyche argues that psychological and environmental writing and action are all too often colonized by the same assumptions that inhibit ecological and cultural diversity. Industrialized monocultures conceal the character of our alienation from nature and, thus, prevent the emergence of effective solutions. Drawing on a diversity of disciplines, David Kidner ...more
Paperback, 388 pages
Published November 2nd 2000 by State University of New York Press
(first published October 20th 2000)
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Although not the most accessible read, Kidner's work is a desperately important book for understanding the past and future of human psychology and our relationship to the environments that we help shape in the image of our industrial mindset. Whilst unpicking the course that has led to the destructive psychoses of our species, a new vision for the future is mapped out, and this new ontology is explored to a remarkable depth.
Feb 13, 2009 Gyrus rated it it was amazing
This book won’t be everyone’s cup of tea. However, it should be read by everyone with an active, searching intellect, and some concern for the environmental and psychological woes of our age... More: http://dreamflesh.com/reviews/naturep...