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Cosmos & hearth

a cosmopolite"s viewpoint

by Yi-fu Tuan

  • 243 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published by University of Minnesota Press in Minneapolis .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • China
    • Subjects:
    • Tuan, Yi-fu, 1930-,
    • Chinese Americans -- Biography,
    • Comparative civilization,
    • Internationalism,
    • United States -- Civilization,
    • China -- Civilization

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      Other titlesCosmos and hearth
      StatementYi-fu Tuan.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE184.C5 T84 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 204 p. ;
      Number of Pages204
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL804711M
      ISBN 100816627304, 0816627312
      LC Control Number95041240

      Abstract. The theme “cosmos and hearth” has many resonances in Chinese culture and history. It is captured, for a start. in the terms T’ien (heaven) and ti (earth), a polarized pair that is also a common-place of other cultures, often anthropomorphized as Sky Father and Earth Mother. The two powers—heaven and earth—are not quite equal by historic times. Yi-Fu Tuan on a Confucian view of human behavior and relationships.

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Above all, Cosmos and Hearth offers a fresh (and personalized though not subjective) way to think about an enduring dualism: the relationship between things traditional and things modern.

This is a stimulating, well-informed, and challenging book. Hearth is our house and neighborhood, family and kinfolk, habit and custom. Cosmos, by contrast, is the larger reality - world, civilizati In a volume that represents the culmination of his life's work in considering the relationship between culture and landscape, Tuan argues that "cosmos" and "hearth" are two scales that anchor what it means /5.

The Hidden Heart of the Cosmos: Humanity and the New Story [Brian Swimme] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Hidden Heart of the Cosmos: Humanity and the New StoryCited by: Hearth is our house and neighborhood, family and kinfolk, habit and custom.

Cosmos, by contrast, is the larger reality - world, civilization, and humankind. Tuan addresses the extraordinary revival of interest in the hearth in recent decades, examining both the positive and negative effects of this renewed by: Hearth is our house and neighborhood, family and kinfolk, habit and custom.

Cosmos, Cosmos & hearth book contrast, is the larger reality-world, civilization, and humankind. Tuan addresses the extraordinary revival of interest in the hearth in recent decades, examining both the positive and negative effects of this renewed concern.

Tuan, geography professor (Univ. of Wisconsin) and author of Landscapes of Fear-born in China, raised there and in Australia and England-brings a cosmopolitan perspective to his discussion of our need to balance the polarities of hearth and cosmos.

The book's centerpiece, a comparative analysis of China and the U.S., touches on the Confucian Pages: Cosmos is a popular science book by astronomer and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Carl 13 illustrated chapters, corresponding to the 13 episodes of the Cosmos TV series, which the book was co-developed with and intended to complement, explore the mutual development of science and of Sagan's main purposes for the book and television series was to explain complex.

Book Description: In a volume that represents the culmination of his life’s work in considering the relationship between culture and landscape, eminent scholar Yi-Fu Tuan argues that “cosmos” and “hearth” are two scales that anchor what it means to be fully and happily human.

Can humans meld the desire for a cozy, immediate surrounding with the broadening aspects of cosmopolitanism. This is Tuan's (Passing Strange and Wonderful: Aesthetics, Nature, and Culture,etc.) central question in a ranging, very personal study.

Up front, Tuan stakes claim to his cosmopolitan leanings; for him they represent optimism, playfulness, inquisitiveness, opposition to dogma. The accompanying book, also called Cosmos, is one of the bestselling science books ever published in the English language.

Sagan received the Pulitzer Prize, the Oersted Medal, and many other awards—including twenty honorary degrees from American colleges and universities—for his contributions to science, literature, education, and the.

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Hearth is our house and neighborhood, family and kinfolk, habit and custom. Cosmos, by contrast, is the larger reality - world, civilization, and humankind. Tuan addresses the extraordinary revival of interest in the hearth in recent decades, examining both the positive and negative effects of this renewed concern/5(17).

Friedrich Nietzsche was a German philologist and philosopher in the nineteenth century. He was a pioneer of western nihilistic views, frequently questioning the existence of god, and the purpose and the usefulness of religion in society throughout his life. He also observed, and was a critic of the German culture that was developing.

This book is a delight to read, and it succeeds in making science lively and engaging. The book was first published inas a tie-in to the TV documentary series Carl Sagan's Cosmos [DVD] [].

Both book and series follow the same general structure - and Reviews: K. Cosmos has 13 heavily illustrated chapters, corresponding to the 13 episodes of the Cosmos television series. In the book, Sagan explores 15 billion years of cosmic evolution and the development of science and civilization.

Cosmos traces the origins of knowledge and the scientific method, mixing science and philosophy, and speculates to the /5(3K).

Cosmos and Hearth A Share. Yi-Fu Tuan book offers an erudite meditation upon our yearning for both a safe place to call home and an exciting milieu where we can stretch our imagination. The author, who teaches geography at the University of Wisconsin, articulates the charms of the hearth which include stability, warmth, and intimacy.

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He was born in Moscow, Russia, but would later move to Saint Petersburg in The time period where he was starting to become famous was near the end of the Age. In Cosmos and Hearth, Tuan takes the position that we need to embrace both the sublime and the humble, drawing what is valuable from each.\/span>\"@ en\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema:description\/a> \" Illustrating the importance of both cosmos and hearth with examples from his country of birth, China, and from his home of the past forty.

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Get this from a library! Cosmos & hearth: a cosmopolite's viewpoint. [Yi-fu Tuan] -- In a volume that represents the culmination of his life's work in considering the relationship between culture and landscape, eminent scholar Yi-Fu Tuan argues that "cosmos" and "hearth" are two.In a volume that represents the culmination of his life's work in considering the relationship between culture and landscape, eminent scholar Yi-Fu Tuan argues that "cosmos" and "hearth" are two scales that anchor what it means to be fully and happily human.

To borrow a book title from noted philosopher and geographer Yi-Fu Tuan, we want to enjoy both “cosmos and hearth.” But it’s rare that any of us can experience those two conditions.