• Human uniqueness and human dignity: persons in nature and the nature of persons 

        Author(s):Rolston, Holmes, 1932-
        Date Issued:2008
        Format:born digital; chapters (layout features)
        The gulf separating humans from all other species can sensitize us to our potential for dignity. Only humans have linguistic capacities capable of sustaining cumulative transmissible cultures. Ideas pass from mind to mind. ...
      • 诗意地栖居于地球 

        Author(s):Rolston, Holmes, 1932-
        Date Issued:2008
        Format:born digital; chapters (layout features)
        Humans have apical value (at the apex) and an apical role in natural history. Humans, biologically, are aristocrats in ecological systems. Humans have expanded their territories around the Earth. In humans there is an ...
      • Mountain majesties above fruited plains: culture, nature and Rocky Mountain aesthetics 

        Author(s):Rolston, Holmes, 1932-
        Date Issued:2008
        Format:born digital; articles
        Those residing in the Rocky Mountains enjoy both nature and culture in ways not characteristic of many inhabited landscapes. Landscapes elsewhere in the United States and in Europe involve a nature-culture synthesis. An ...
      • Perpetual perishing, perpetual renewal 

        Author(s):Rolston, Holmes, 1932-
        Date Issued:2008
        Format:born digital; articles
        Darwinian nature is in dialectic: conflict and resolution. Human life evolved out of such dialectical nature. If that began in Africa, it continues when humans migrate far North. Religious encounters with such nature, ...
      • Review of Paul Davies' Cosmic jackpot: why our universe is just right for life 

        Author(s):Rolston, Holmes, 1932-
        Date Issued:2008
        Format:born digital; reviews (documents)
        Paul Davies is a physicist, a cosmologist with philosophical interest. He is unsurpassed in summarizing the results of recent discoveries in physical astronomy and microphysics about the ways in which the characteristics ...