Archive for the ‘Val’s papers’ Category

Review of Raymond Gaita’s The Philosophers Dog

08-Mar-2008

I think this is an unpublished review of this book – raimond-gaiata-review.doc

Sustainability

08-Mar-2008

A paper by Val critiquing the shallowness of the concept of sustainability deep-sustainability-as-cultural-work.doc

Being Prey

08-Mar-2008

This story about Val’s encounter with a crocodile reveals some fundamental truths about our relationship with nature being-prey.doc

Ecological Death

08-Mar-2008

Val sent me a copy of a paper ( tasteless.doc) in which she speaks about death. The paper is titled Towards a Food-based Approach to Death, and for those who are working out how to manage Val’s funeral, relevant reading.

Is Ecological death (an animist narrative of death), and situated between “heavensim” and atheism (read human “exceptionalism”) a rich inquiry into our place in nature?