Cultural Images of Nature as Paradigms of Human Practices

  • Aleksandr SautkinEmail author
Part of the Springer Geography book series (SPRINGERGEOGR)


The article focuses on the role that cultural images of nature play in the human activity. The author shows that the Cartesian dualistic approach leads to the alienation of man from his own nature as a bodily experience. Imagination is considered as the link between corporeality and mind. Non-dualistic conception of human being is based on the structural theory of imagination of Gilbert Durand.


Man Nature Images of nature Imagination Bodily experience 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Murmansk Arctic State UniversityMurmanskRussia

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