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Is Nature Found Within or Outside of Humans? Discussions from Anthropology and Other Disciplines - Ioana Savin

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There is increasing public awareness and debate surrounding the relationship between the environment and human society, specifically focusing on the human-nature dichotomy. The essay draws on various fields such as environmental anthropology, social ecology, environmental humanities, and other social sciences to explore the idea of natural and social interdependence. The text also presents arguments from the author’s doctoral research to reveal how the natural and social are interconnected and argues that a new direction in socio-ecological research is crucial in today’s context. During the industrialization period, nature was viewed as separate and disconnected from human life. However, traditional societies have a valuable perspective on how to sustainably use natural resources. As we move forward, it is uncertain how humans’ relationship with the ...   ...  Read more
anthropologynaturehumanssocial ecologyenvironmental humanitiessocialsocial sciences