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Nature, relation to
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1. Introduction

The relation to nature is a historical phenomenon. Its conventions depend on whatever, on the basis of religious, philosophical, cultural, or social dispositions (Culture), happens to be codified as nature. Intellectual presuppositions structure patterns that generate practice, such …

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Klemun, Marianne, “Nature, relation to”, in: Encyclopedia of Early Modern History Online, Editors of the English edition: Graeme Dunphy, Andrew Gow. Original German Edition: Enzyklopädie der Neuzeit. Im Auftrag des Kulturwissenschaftlichen Instituts (Essen) und in Verbindung mit den Fachherausgebern herausgegeben von Friedrich Jaeger. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2005–2012. Consulted online on 30 May 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2352-0272_emho_COM_024610>
First published online: 2015
First print edition: 20200128



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