Stephen J. Pyne

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School of Life Sciences
Arizona State University
P.O.B. 874701
Arizona State University
Tempe , AZ 85257-4701 , United States

Publications in Fire Ecology

The Element That Isn’t
Pages: 1-6
DOI: 10.4996/fireecology.0201001

How should we think about fire? An answer is not obvious. It is testimony to the immense significance of fire that humanity has for so long chosen not only to anthropomorphize it but to grant it a substantive identity it does not deserve. Early philosophers considered it a god, or at least theophany, the manifestation of a god-like presence and power.  [Read More]

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