Environmental aesthetics in China: East West dialogue
Lecture by Holmes Rolston III presented in Wuhan, China, at the Environmental Aesthetics and Beautiful China International Conference, May 20-23, 2015. 1. Art and Nature: Chinese Landscape as a Work of Art? 2. Urban, Rural, Wild: Are the Chinese Three Dimensional Persons? 3. Residence in Place: Is China Like No Place Else on Earth? 4. Ugly? What on Chinese Landscapes Is Ugly? 5. Environmental Aesthetics and Ecological Aesthetics: Beautiful China, Ecosystemic China? 6. Environmental Aesthetics and Environmental Policy: Beautiful China, Saving China?
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Author(s):Rolston, Holmes, 1932-Date Issued:2002Format:born digital; chapters (layout features)In both environmental aesthetics and environmental ethics something of value is at stake. These are often connected: If beauty, then: duty. But not all duties are tied to beauties. Other premises, such as resource use or ...
Author(s):Rolston, Holmes, 1932-Date Issued:2000Format:born digital; articlesWetlands are misunderstood landscapes, typically experienced negatively as swamps, sloughs, and mires. Understanding wetlands ecology, knowledge of specialized flora there, their unusual adaptations, and their diversity ...
Author(s):Rolston, Holmes, 1932-Date Issued:1995Format:born digital; chapters (layout features)Forests are aesthetically challenging because of a perennial, dynamic sense of deep time, experiencing an archetype of creation. Scientific appreciation of natural history is necessary though not sufficient for an intense, ...