ESEP 12:1-4 (2012)  -  DOI: https://doi.org/10.3354/esep00119

AS I SEE IT
O Canada, o quanta qualia

William K. W. Li*

Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Bedford Institute of Oceanography, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 4A2, Canada

ABSTRACT: The ecological effects of warming and freshening ocean waters in the Arctic have been discerned, but narratives are needed to unify these objective scientific states of material being with subjective humanistic states of ideal knowing. Here, the physicality of nature and the spirituality of humanity point towards a putative unification that transcends two self-consistent but non-overlapping frames of reference.


KEY WORDS:  Arctic · Complexity · Science philosophy · Simplicity


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Cite this article as: Li WKW (2012) O Canada, o quanta qualia. Ethics Sci Environ Polit 12:1-4. https://doi.org/10.3354/esep00119

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