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Index abstraction, 14, 106, 167, 174, 183, 196, 199, 203, 222, 226, 331, 334, 339; culture of, 323–27 adaptive systems, 4, 167, 183. See also systems affection, 41, 43, 46, 54–55, 115, 222 Africa, central, 29 Age of Ignorance, 269 agriculture, 5–8, 23–24, 26, 39, 48, 68–69, 70–71, 77, 108, 213, 263, 286; biodynamic, 108; civic, 220; high-yield, 30, 77; industrial/modern, 30–34, 70–71, 135, 179, 191, 302; natural systems, 15; subsistence, 277; sustainable, 34, 321 Agriculture Research Center, 31 AIDS, 251, 254, 259–60, 263–64. See also HIV-AIDS Alberta, Canada, 68 Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, 269 aliasing, 96n3, 97n11 Alice in Wonderland, 172 Ames, Gerald, 233 Amish, 73, 302 Anabaptist, 127–29, 133 anabolic process, 143 angina, 245 Anglo-Celtic economic analysis, 276, 287–88 Anselm, Saint, 122 anthropocentrism, 95, 112, 283, 296, 311–12, 314 antientropic capacity, 178 antipodes, 176 Aquinas, Thomas, 122, 124 Arab world, 287 Aristotle, 12, 34, 151, 155–59 Aristotelianism, 2 arrogance, 37, 42, 45–46, 49, 54–55, 137, 155, 299, 316 Arrow, K. J., 285 Asia, 67, 72, 339 assumptions, 6, 11, 22, 26, 63–64, 103, 120, 122–24, 135, 167, 170–71, 182, 202, 223, 226, 244–45, 254, 283–84, 287, 296, 303, 313 atmospheric warming, 69. See also global warming; climate change atomic energy, 54 atomic weaponry, 54, 82, 219 atoms, 25, 27, 34, 99, 102, 202, 323, 325–26 Augustine, Aurelius, 124 Austrian (economic school), 276 Bacon, Francis, 2, 12, 14, 168–70, 178, 184, 308–9 bacterial growth, 244 Bailey, Liberty Hyde, 30 Bangladesh, 69 Bartlett, Al, 60 Bauer, Henry, 255 bauplans, 209 Bayle, Pierre, 2 342 Index Beck, Ulrich, 173 behaviorism, 110 Bell, Daniel, 74 Bender, Marty, 23 Bennett, Hugh Hammond, 30 Bentham, Jeremy, 120 Bergson, Henri, 177 Berlin, Isaiah, 210 Berry, Thomas, 63 Berry, Wendell, 10, 21, 26–27, 30, 316, 335 beta blockers, 245 Bethe, Hans, 75 Bhopal, India, 44 biases, 25, 222, 246, 267, 269, 288, 323, 329, 330 Big Bang, 29, 176 biodiversity, 4, 32–33, 138–40, 146, 179, 195, 283, 304, 312 biodiversity counts, 138 Biodiversity Recovery Plan, Chicago, 139 biofuels, 69 biological diversity, 83, 85, 138, 147n3, 338 biological systems, 235, 304 biology, 8, 32, 37, 81, 98n16, 138, 147, 171, 178, 198–99, 203, 233–34, 236–39, 248, 259, 262, 284, 330, 336; evolutionary, 8, 28, 32, 171, 178, 198–99, 201, 336 biomimicry, 173 biosphere, 14, 25, 102, 294, 304 biotic community, 104, 145–46, 184, 299, 303 Black, Edwin, 155 Black, James, 244 Bohm, David, 326 Boltzmann’s constant, 96 Borchers, Jeffrey G., 314 Bosch, Carl, 3 botany, 327 Boulding, Kenneth, 61 boundaries, 10–11, 81, 84–88, 90– 92, 94–96, 183, 213, 215, 218, 220–22, 315, 317, 329, 333; of causation, 23; of consideration, 23, 82, 84–85, 90, 92, 95, 98; disciplinary, 220, 221, 274; intellectual, 84, 88–89, 96; physical, 82, 84–85, 92, 94, 98 bounded rationality, 287 Bradshaw, G. A., 314 Bragg, William Lawrence, 237 Branch, Michael, 264 Braungart, Michael, 297 Brill, Winston, 243–44, 247, 258 Buddha, 129 bur oak, 294–96 Bury, J. B., 75 Calvin, John, 123 Cantor, Georg, 235 capital stocks, 24, 26, 35n2, 282 carbon, 28–29, 70–74; atmospheric, 8; energy rich, 24, 26; farm, 71; fuels, 10, 67, 72, 75; pools, 10, 24–27, 67, 72, 75, 286 carbon dioxide, 4, 68–69, 72 carbon footprint, 72 carrying capacity, 61–63, 181 Carson, Rachel, 228, 313 Cartesian, 3, 193, 196, 200, 206, 208, 214, 216, 218, 227 Castelli, Benedetto, 2 catabolic process, 143 categorical imperative, 120–21 causation, 23, 171, 197, 200–201, 203, 207; orchestral, 201–3, 207 cells, 24, 27, 84; blood, 237–38; eukaryotic, 84; stem, 259, 263 Central Dogma, 238–39, 244, 247 certainty, 3, 12–13, 23, 40, 81, 88– Index 343 89, 121, 123, 127–29, 131–32, 136, 140, 156, 159–61, 175, 190–92, 195, 199, 202, 206, 208, 210, 217, 287, 317, 320 Chaisson, Eric, 176, 178 chaos theory, 174, 256 chemical neural responses, 324–25 Chernobyl, 44 Chicago, 76, 139, 336, 338 Chicago Regional Biodiversity Initiative, 139 children, 10, 15, 52–56, 61, 64, 72–74, 86, 106, 160, 259, 286, 295, 304 China, 246, 276, 287 chlorofluorocarbons, 314 Christ. See Jesus Christianity, 11, 121–24, 127–28, 133, 167–68, 170, 174, 183–84 chromated copper arsenate (CCA), 295 Churchill, Winston, 175 Churchland, Paul, 324 Cicero, 156–58...

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9780813172866
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9780813124773
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844140183
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368
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2012-01-01
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