Philosophers and geographers have converged on the topic of public space, fascinated and in many ways alarmed by fundamental changes in the way post-industrial societies produce space for public use, and in the way citizens of these same societies perceive and constitute themselves as a public. This volume advances this inquiry, making extensive use of political and social theory, while drawing intimate connections between political principles, social processes, and the commonplaces of our everyday environments.
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Number of pages: 268
Weight: 390 g
Dimensions: 228 x 156 x 21 mm
It offers the prospect of an academic conversation across boundaries that have proven remarkably impervious to dialogue. The reader will encounter thought-provoking comments in a number of the essays. * Professional Geographer *
They show that both philosophers and geographers can benefit from listening to the epistemological, political, scientific, and ethical issues surrounding space and place that trouble each other. This lesson alone makes the journal an important read. * Environmental Ethics *