• Earth sciences
      March 2007

      Earthy Realism

      The Meaning of Gaia

      by Midgley, Mary, B01; Lovelock, James, A23

      GAIA, named after the ancient Greek mother- goddess, is the notion that the Earth and the life on it form an active, self-maintaining whole. By its use of personification it attacks the view that the physical world is inert and lifeless. It has a...

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