After the Death of Nature: On the Influence of Carolyn Merchant

Join editor Ken Worthy and several other contributors, including Elizabeth Allison, Nancy Unger, and Susan Griffin, as they discuss their anthology of essays on Carolyn Merchant*s work, legacy, and influence..

We expect the presence of Carolyn Merchant herself

Published in 1980, The Death of Nature: Women, Ecology, and the Scientific Revolution established Merchant as a pioneering researcher of human-nature relations. Her subsequent groundbreaking writing in a dozen books and over one hundred peer-reviewed articles have only fortified her position as one of the most influential scholars of the environment. This book examines and builds upon her decades-long legacy of innovative environmental thought and her critical responses to modern mechanistic and patriarchal conceptions of nature and women as well as her systematic taxonomies of environmental thought and action.

Event date: 
Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Event address: 
2430 Bancroft Way
Berkeley, CA 94704
After the Death of Nature: Carolyn Merchant and the Future of Human-Nature Relations Cover Image
By Kenneth Worthy (Editor), Elizabeth Allison (Editor), Whitney a. Bauman (Editor)
$44.95
ISBN: 9781138297319
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Routledge - October 24th, 2018

The Death of Nature: Women, Ecology, and the Scientific Revolution Cover Image
$16.19
ISBN: 9780062505958
Availability: Ships from Warehouse, Usually in 1-8 Days
Published: HarperOne - January 10th, 1990

Front facade of University Press Books

From 1974, University Press Books has stoked the blaze of well over ten thousand minds on fire, carrying new scholarship published by the great university presses in the English-speaking world.

Since our founding, we've added quality fiction and creative non-fiction to our selection, without drfiting from our mission to showcase top new texts introduced by university presses.

Order from us. Visit us. Let well-wrought words churn and burn within.