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Facing Climate ChangeAn Integrated Path to the Future$
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Jeffrey T. Kiehl

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780231177184

Published to Columbia Scholarship Online: September 2016

DOI: 10.7312/columbia/9780231177184.001.0001

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Why Meaning Is Important to Being in the World

Why Meaning Is Important to Being in the World

(p.105) 9 Why Meaning Is Important to Being in the World
Facing Climate Change

Jeffrey T. Kiehl

Columbia University Press

How our sense of meaning relates to our experience of the natural world. An exploration of how our cultural constructs of meaning around perpetual growth are at the root of climate change.

Keywords:   meaning, culture, complexes, archetypal patterns, identification, numinous, consumerism

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