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Environment/Environmentalism

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Environmentalism, although only called as such from the beginning of the twentieth century, has its precedents in a long line of European philosophy and practical experience that dates back to early European colonial expansion. Although...

Deleuze, Gilles (1925–95)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Gilles Deleuze was a French postmodern philosopher who played a hugely important role in reorientating philosophy, and social science more generally, away from transcendentalism and the a priori model of thought, toward an immanent field...

Space, Spatiality

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Western philosophy and science since the Greeks developed the notion of space as something abstract, empty, measurable, and neutral. This was integral to the development of mathematics, physics, cartography, and much more. Alongside...

Foucault, Michel (1926–84)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Michel Foucault was a French philosopher who made hugely important contributions both to structural theory and later postmodern theory. Yet in the twenty-first century he has become most famous for his contributions to history, politics...

Ecology

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Ecology has its roots in nineteenth-century Europe through with the innovative work of German biologist Ernst Haeckel who created the term “oecologie.” A key focus of ecology has been on modeling contingent and complex dynamics...