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"Gdzie?" Rozważania oikologiczne
The "where?" oikological reflections

Author(s): Tadeusz Sławek
Subject(s): Cultural Essay, Political Essay, Societal Essay
Published by: Instytut Nauk o Kulturze i Studiów Interdyscyplinarnych - Wydział Filologiczny - Uniwersytet Śląski
Keywords: oikology; home; rootedness; place

Summary/Abstract: The prolegomenon inquires into the notion of oikology, a term being a compund of the two words: "econony" and ecology" with the Greek oikos as their main root. Oikology meaning "household studies" focuses upon such notions as "home", "shelter" ,"place", space". In oikological terms, the house provides an essential view of dialectics between a shelter and its realtions to the terrain it is located.

  • Issue Year: 2011
  • Issue No: 16-17
  • Page Range: 1-22
  • Page Count: 21
  • Language: Polish