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Published: 09 June 2016

256 Pages


ISBN: 9780190239350

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Trash Talks

Revelations in the Rubbish

Elizabeth V. Spelman

  • Offers a detailed portrait of the surprisingly intimate connections we maintain with what we toss away
  • Takes a unique approach to the problem of waste, so often viewed solely through the lens of its impact on the health of humans and the environment
  • Assembles and sifts through the work of US Supreme Court Justices, archaeologists, narcotics agents, psychoanalysts, philosophers, fiction writers, sanitation workers, economists, and evolutionary theorists