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Biophilia

Edward Osborne Wilson

Biophilia

by Edward Osborne Wilson

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nature conservation.,
  • Biology -- Philosophy.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [147]-157.

    StatementEdward O. Wilson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH75 .W534 1984
    The Physical Object
    Pagination157 p. ;
    Number of Pages157
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2846937M
    ISBN 100674074416
    LC Control Number84009052

    The US sociobiologist Edward O(sborne) Wilson (born ) popularized the term in the title of his book Biophilia (), defining it as an instinctive bond or sense of affinity of human beings with nature, or ‘an innate tendency to focus on life and lifelike processes’ (p. 1). The biophilia hypothesis. If you’ve worked within the LEED or green design world for any period of time, it’s likely that you’ve run into this term. As intimidating as it might sound, the biophilia hypothesis is actually fairly simple to understand. And, more likely than not, you’ve experienced what the biophilia hypothesis describes.

    Since then, the biophilia hypothesis has been applied to many areas of life, including mental health (White & Heerwagen, ). This is largely due to refinements in the theory by people like Wilson & Kellert () where Wilson stated that biophilia was a complex set of learned behaviours and processes based on our connection to Size: KB. "Biophilia" is the term coined by Edward O. Wilson to describe what he believes is humanity's innate affinity for the natural world. In his landmark book Biophilia, he examined how our tendency to focus on life and lifelike processes might be a biologically based need, integral to our development as individuals and as a species/5(4).

    Book Description: Biophilia is Edward O. Wilson's most personal book, an evocation of his own response to nature and an eloquent statement of the conservation ethic. Wilson argues that our natural affinity for life-biophilia-is the very essence of our humanity and binds us . Books Credits Featured Locations Contact Us Buy the Film News/Events Home Film Trailer Books Credits Biophilic Design The Architecture of Life For viewers of the film interested in learning more about biophilic design, we recommend.


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