David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
University of Texas Press (1995)
Mugerauer seeks to make deconstruction and hermeneutics accessible to people in the environmental disciplines, including architecture, planning, urban studies, environmental studies, and cultural geography. Mugerauer demonstrates each methodology through a case study. The first study uses the traditional approach to recover the meaning of Jung's and Wittgenstein's houses by analyzing their historical, intentional contexts. The second case study utilizes deconstruction to explore Egyptian, French neoclassical, and postmodern attempts to use pyramids to constitute a sense of lasting presence. And the third case study employs hermeneutics to reveal how the American understanding of the natural landscape has evolved from religious to secular to ecological since the nineteenth century.
|Keywords||Human ecology Philosophy Landscape assessment Methodology Human geography Philosophy Human geography Methodology|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
|Buy the book||$11.20 used (26% off) $61.08 new Amazon page|
|Call number||GF21.M83 1995|
|ISBN(s)||0292751893 0292751788 9780292751897|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Allen Carlson (2001). On Aesthetically Appreciating Human Environments. Philosophy and Geography 4 (1):9 – 24.
Kōnstantinos Apostolou Doxiadēs (1972). The Method for the Study of the Ancient Greek Settlements. [Athens]Athens Center of Ekistics.
Derek Gregory & Rex Walford (eds.) (1989). Horizons in Human Geography. Barnes & Noble Books.
Iain Hay (ed.) (2000). Qualitative Research Methods in Human Geography. Oxford University Press.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads8 ( #160,876 of 1,096,455 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #238,630 of 1,096,455 )
How can I increase my downloads?