Eutopias

Making Good Places

Ecologically and Culturally

With Thought Experiments & Informed Designs

 

Outline Contents [Expand]

Two Levels

1.0. Preface

            1.1. History of the Book & ideas

            1.2. Form of Book

2.0. Prologue: Places on Earth

            2.1. Facing Losses, Problems & Challenges

            2.2. Fashioning Tools for Challenges & Problems

            2.3 Threading Themes

            2.4. Connecting Dreams: Outopias or Eutopias

3.0. Utopia: No Place

            3.1. The Lure of Nowhere

            3.2. Designing Nowhere: Utopia as an Ideal Place

            3.3. The Potential of Somewhere: Eutopias as Real Places

4.0. Making Places: Topopoetics & Somewhere

            4.1. Standing in Place: Epistemology

            4.2. Knowing a Place: Ecology

            4.3. Living in Place: Biotopology (or Sociology)

            4.4. Managing the Inhabitants of Places: Ecocybernics (or Politics)

            4.5. Believing in Place: Ecodeontics (or Religion)

            4.6. Expressing Place: Ecopoetics (or Art & Design)

5.0. Eutopias: Good Places

            5.1. Describing Good Places Somewhere

            5.2. Regarding Good Places in Context

            5.3. Getting to Good Places Somewhere

            5.4. Creating & Maintaining Eutopias

6.0. Ecodex

            6.1. Principles

            6.2. Standards

            6.3 Actions

7.0. End Matter

            7.1. Notes

            7.2. Definitions

            7.3. Bibliography

            7.4. Index