Graduation Year

2014

Date of Thesis Acceptance

Spring 5-14-2014

Major Department or Program

Environmental Humanities

Advisor(s)

Kathleen Shea

Abstract

Recording Near is a personal and philosophical exploration of what it means to recognize and communicate the multiple values of nature (known in this piece through the sacred, more-than-human world) through documentary filmmaking and photography. Specifically, this paper looks at how these values can be accessed through fishing and uses the philosophical frameworks of Heidegger, Synder and Berry.

Page Count

79

Subject Headings

Documentary films -- Oregon, Imnaha River (Or.), Nez Perce Indians -- Fishing, Storytelling -- Methodology -- Documentary, Martin Heidegger (889-1976) -- Philosophy, Gary Snyder (1930- ), Wendel Berry (1943- ) -- Essays selections, Fishing -- Philosophy, Whitman College 2014 -- Dissertation collection -- Environmental Humanities

Permanent URL

http://hdl.handle.net/10349/1287

Document Type

Public Accessible Thesis

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