Sociology as if nature did not matter has been the sociological expression of modern societies negligent of the processes of nature. In response to this "ecological blindness," Raymond Murphy proposes the reconstruction of sociology in which nature matters, developing a novel sociological approach that situates social action in its natural context.
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