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By Andy Fisher

Shows the mental roots of our ecological crisis.

Personal in its kind but radical in its imaginative and prescient, Radical Ecopsychology offers an unique creation to ecopsychology—an rising box that ties the human brain to the wildlife. to ensure that ecopsychology to be a strength for social switch, Andy Fisher insists it needs to develop into a extra finished and important project. Drawing masterfully from humanistic psychology, hermeneutics, phenomenology, radical ecology, nature writing, and demanding thought, he develops a compelling account of ways the human psyche nonetheless belongs to nature. This bold and cutting edge booklet proposes a psychology that may serve all lifestyles, offering a superb base not just for ecopsychological perform, but additionally for a severe thought of contemporary society.

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