By James Miller
Through a groundbreaking reconstruction of Daoist philosophy and faith, Miller argues for 4 key, eco-friendly insights: a imaginative and prescient of nature as a subjective energy that informs human existence; an anthropological concept of the porous physique in keeping with a feeling of qi flowing via landscapes and people; a convention of figuring out based at the event of transformative energy in particular landscapes and topographies; and a cultured and ethical sensibility in response to an affective sensitivity to how the realm pervades the physique and the physique pervades the area. Environmentalists fight to elevate recognition for his or her reason, Miller argues, simply because their activism depends on a quasi-Christian idea of “saving the earth.” as a substitute, environmentalists may still combine nature and tradition extra seamlessly, cultivating via a modern highbrow vocabulary a compelling imaginative and prescient of the way the earth materially and spiritually helps human flourishing.
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China's Green Religion: Daoism and the Quest for a Sustainable Future by James Miller