Gifford Pinchot, John Muir, and the Boundaries of Politics in American Thought

@article{Meyer1997GiffordPJ,
  title={Gifford Pinchot, John Muir, and the Boundaries of Politics in American Thought},
  author={John M. Meyer},
  journal={Polity},
  year={1997},
  volume={30},
  pages={267 - 284}
}
  • John M. Meyer
  • Published 1997
  • Sociology
  • Polity
  • Later interpreters have usually described Gifford Pinchot and John Muir as defining two different conceptions of nature: "conservationism" and "preservationism." While the difference between these conceptions is significant, it plays a much less central role in guiding practical proposals than is typically assumed. This article highlights the independent influence and importance of contrasting conceptions of politics, and of the appropriate division between public and private worlds, to shaping… CONTINUE READING
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