RADICAL ECOPSYCHOLOGY
Psychology in the Service of Life
Andy Fisher
Foreword by David Abram


Contents


Foreword by David Abram
Preface
Acknowledgments

PART I. GROUNDWORK

1. THE PROJECT OF ECOPSYCHOLOGY

The Terrain of Ecopsychology
Getting a Handle on the Project:Four Tasks
A Naturalistic and Experiential Approach

2. THE PROBLEM WITH NORMAL

Discursive Problems
Between the Human and the Natural
In Praise of the Not-So-Normal: The Hermeneutic Dimension
The Symbolic or Metaphorical Nature of Reality and the Discursive Primacy of Rhetoric

PART II. NATURE AND EXPERIENCE

3. BEGINNING WITH EXPERIENCE

"Returning to Experience"
Talking About Experience
Experiential Destruction and Ecological Crisis

4. FROM HUMANISTIC TO NATURALISTIC PSYCHOLOGY

The Irony of Humanistic Psychology
On Nature and Human Nature

5. NATURALISTIC PSYCHOLOGY: A SKETCH

"If We Truly Experience Needs . . ."
Naturalism
Life as a Hermeneutic Sense-Making Journey
Nature and the Human Life Cycle

6. MAKING SENSE OF SUFFERING IN A TECHNOLOGICAL WORLD

Technological Progress: The (Paved) Road to Happiness?
Suffering Under Technology
Contesting the Pattern: Counterpractice
On Bearing Pain and Suffering

Notes
Bibliography
Index



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