Journal Archives Internationales d'Histoire des Sciences , vol. 2014, 1

Archives Internationales d'Histoire des Sciences 64-172/173, 2014

Nature, Environment and Quality of Life

  • Pages: 548 p.
  • Size:156 x 234 mm
  • Illustrations:10 b/w
  • Language(s):French
  • Publication Year:2015


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    TABLE OF CONTENTS

    I – ARTICLES

    1. Nature, Environment and Quality of Life
    Edited by Antonello La Vergata, Geneviève Artigas-Menant and Jan J. Boersema
    General Introduction – The Editors

    Section I. Nature or Environment ?
    Introduction – Antonello La Vergata
    Chapter I. Images of nature – Antonello La Vergata
    Chapter II. Transatlantic views of nature – Sandra Rebok
    Chapter III. Wilderness – Giacomo Scarpelli
    Chapter IV. ‘Milieu’, ‘environment’, ‘system’. Transformations of some theoretical terms in science – Giovanni Iorio Giannoli and Paolo Quintili

    Section II. Quality of Life. An Intellectual History

    Introduction – Geneviève Artigas-Menant
    Chapter V. Felicità e virtù. L’educazione dell’individuo agli inizi della modernità – Carlo Cappa
    Chapter VI. De l’idée de bonheur au concept de qualité de la vie – Geneviève Artigas-Menant
    Chapter VII. Vers la qualité de la vie : l’émergence des sciences et des techniques – Maria Susana Seguin
    Chapter VIII. Debating quality of life today – Martine Vonk

    Section III. Created Natures
    Introduction – Giuseppe Ferrari
    Chapter IX. Temperance as an environmental virtue. An interpretation of Thomas Aquinas in a "greenpersonalism " perspective – Giuseppe Ferrari
    Chapter X. " Responsibility for the Creation " : Ecology and the Christian World – Simone Morandini
    Chapter XI. Feeling nature, or emotions and ecology. The legacy of Romanticism – Dolores Martín Moruno

    Section IV. Health : Human and Planetary
    Introduction – Pierre-Olivier Méthot
    Chapter XII. Medicine and ecology. A re-examination of the concept of emerging disease – Bernardino Fantini and Pierre-Olivier Méthot
    Chapter XIII. Is the Earth sick ? – Roberto Bondì

    Section V. Human Nature in the Contemporary World
    Introduction – Carlo Altini
    Chapter XIV. Quality of life, citizenship and new forms of power in the global era – Carlo Altini
    Chapter XV. Technology and human nature – Vallori Rasini

    Section VI. Biodiversity and Sustainability
    Introduction – Jan J. Boersema
    Chapter XVI. Sustainable development for a future society – Matteo Mascia
    Chapter XVII. Food philosophies and sustainable quality of life – Hanna Schösler
    Chapter XVIII. How much biodiversity do we need ? – Jan J. Boersema

    Bibliography

    Index nominum

    About the Contributors

    2. Varia

    Fançois Loget – La contribution de François Viète au débat sur l’angle de contact
    Detlef D. Spalt – Die Einführung des Wertbegriffs in die Analysis oder : Die Konstituierung der Differenzial- und Integralrechnung als mathematische Lehre
    Thomas Morel – Arithmetical Periodicals in late Eighteenth-Century Germany: " Mathematics for the Use and the Pleasure of Civic Life "
    Luca Guzzardi – Sharing Discoveries. Boscovitch’s Network and the Discovery of Uranus
    Guy Boistel – Un " Bréviaire " pour les astronomes et les marins : la Connaissance des temps et les calculateurs du Bureau des longitudes, de Lalande à Loewy (1772-1907)
    Ana Barahona – El Programa de Genética y Radiobiología de la Comisión Nacional de Energía Nuclear en México, y el trabajo de Alfonso León de Garay
    J. Fernandez Santaren ; A.J. Kox ; J.M. Sanchez-Ron – Beyond disciplinary borders. H.A. Lorentz and S. Ramon y Cajal

    II – ESSAY REVIEW

    III – IN MEMORIAM

    IV – BIBLIOGRAPHIE CRITIQUE / BOOK REVIEWS

    V – LIVRES REÇUS / BOOKS RECEIVED