Top subscription boxes – right to your door, Seeking a Whole Vision: Creating a pull and not just a push toward change, Generative Thinking: Looking for “Seeds” and “Sparks”, Stretching and Twisting Ideas, and Going Two Steps Too Far, Looking for Unexpected Openings: “Weeds” and “Wild Cards,” Inside Tracks, Leverage Points, and Hidden Possibilities, Working at the Roots: Reconstructing the built world, cultural practices, even worldviews, Building Momentum: Playing to our Strengths, Reclaiming the Language, “Allying Everywhere,” Doing it Now, Going for Broke. I enjoyed the ideas he proposed in terms of thinking outside the box by redefining what limits we have put in place. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Why not us? According to the World Ocean Observatory, there are seven essential principals that should govern the way we view the ocean: The earth has one big ocean with many features; The ocean and life in the ocean shaped the features of earth; As the title of this book tells us, this book tells us how to re-imagine the world. He is author of twelve other books, including How to Re-Imagine the World and Back to Earth, as well as many articles on ethics, critical thinking, education, and contemporary culture. And concise. How to Re-imagine the World: A Pocket Guide for Practical Visionaries - Kindle edition by Weston, Anthony. What about remaking New Orleans as a floating city, or putting only extreme surfers in the path of hurricanes? The only question is who will make it. The key word in this book is 'creativity.' Looking for Unexpected Openings: "Weeds" and "Wild Cards", Inside Tracks, Leverage Points, and Hidden Possibilities. How to Re-imagine the World: A Pocket Guide for Practical Visionaries Seeking a Whole Vision: creating a pull and not just a push toward change. Although reading after Scranton's Learning How to Die in the Anthropocene I sometimes pit the two of them together. When my town supervisor explained why the town would not be able to consider a proposal for low-income housing for seniors I remembered Weston's observations about windmills, and challenged right back: OK you've explained the conditions under which you can't consider it but let's try to imagine the conditions under which it would be viable. I may have to buy my own copy. I had Anthony Weston as professor at Elon University in their philosophy department. I found out about this book through a Power books catalogue, and found a copy in gigapedia. Please try your request again later. Reviewed in the United States on August 14, 2008. Generative thinking: Looking for "Seeds" and "Sparks", Stretching and Twisting Ideas, and Going Two Steps Too Far. Any group seeking to think out of the box would benefit from the the enthusiasm of the author for creating new paradigms. Definitely worth reading. Working at the Roots: Reconstructing the built world, cultural practices, even worldviews. You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. Delightful and useful tool to keep with you, Reviewed in the United States on July 18, 2009. Thank you! In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. Anthony Weston is a professor of philosophy at Elon University in North Carolina, where he teaches ethics, environmental studies, and “Millennial Imagination.” He is the author of ten other books, including Back to Earth, Jobs for Philosophers, and Creativity for Critical Thinkers. The author of ten previous books on ethics and creativity, including A Rulebook for Arguments now in is third edition, he has been teaching creative thinking and radical social creativity for ten years. How to Re-imagine the World’s One Ocean. by New Society Publishers, How to Re-imagine the World: A Pocket Guide for Practical Visionaries (New Society Publishers). This book really made me think bigger, wiser, more productively. It is not often you get to know the author of the book you are reading. I enjoyed the ideas he proposed in terms of thinking outside the box by redefining what limits we have put in place. It is already well underway. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on March 13, 2013. It is full of great ideas for young people to see the world from a different angle. Who says that all possible social and political systems have already been invented? This book is not about politics, but the author's political perspective is inescapable. AbeBooks.com: How to Re-Imagine the World: A Pocket Guide for Practical Visionaries: Ships from Reno, NV. This book is a conceptual toolbox for imagining and initiating radical social change. Take it from me, this guy is the real deal. This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. It is about vision and synergy and seeing with fresh eyes. What about remaking New Orleans as a floating city, or putting only extreme surfers in the path of hurricanes? Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. Building Momentum: Playing to our Strengths; Reclaiming the Language; "Allying Everywhere"; Doing it Now, Going for Broke... © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The author tells us how to change the world by creativity. I will not, for my sanity,… It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. Although reading after Scranton's Learning How to Die in the Anthropocene I sometimes pit the two of them together. Who says that all possible social and political systems have already been invented? Read this book and become inspired! Find all the books, read about the author, and more. We’d love your help. Working at the Roots: Reconstructing the built world, cultural practices, even worldviews. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. I could not figure out if the author was speaking to a group of people who have developed a set of vocabulary unique to themselves, or if I was lacking the vision necessary to understand his stretching of common word meanings. 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