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What I Had Lost Was a Country by Jedediah Purdy

Thursday, December 22, 2016

To re-encounter nature would be a way of getting another angle of vision on the same social facts, the same greedy and unequal humanity.

The following essay is a revised version of a talk, “The Politics of Nature in a Time of Political Fear,” delivered by Jedediah Purdy at the Environment Forum at Harvard University’s Mahindra Center on December 8, 2016.

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