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Philosophy and human geography

an introduction to contemporary approaches

by R. J. Johnston

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Published by E. Arnold in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Human geography -- Philosophy

  • Edition Notes

    StatementR.J. Johnston.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGF21 .J63 1983
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 152 p. ;
    Number of Pages152
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3116689M
    ISBN 100713163852
    LC Control Number82226016

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    Throughout the book, the sub-discipline perspectives are integrated into the descriptions of the regions, highlighting human and physical geography dimensions of the discipline. The author however consistently falls short when it comes to human-environment interactions, namely global environmental change, disasters and hazards geography. This accessible and engaging text explores the relationship between philosophy, science and physical addresses an imbalance that exists in opinion, teaching and to a lesser extent research, between a philosophically enriched human geography and a perceived philosophically ignorant physical e, Philosophy and Physical Geography, challenges the myth that there is a.

      'Human Geography' examines the major trends, debates, research and conceptual evolution of human geography during the twentieth century. Considering each of the subject's primary subfields in turn, it addresses developments in both continental European and Anglo-American geography, providing a cutting-edge evaluation of each. Philosophy and human geography: an introduction to contemporary approaches. [R J Johnston] Book: All Authors / Contributors: R J Johnston. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Includes indexes. Description.


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