Vegetal ecologies

By Ecologies and Fictions

By Ecologies and Fictions

Vegetal modes of being | Plants as teachers | Tree thinking

Recommended reading from writer and curator Anna Souter

Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants

Robin Wall Kimmerer

£9.99 £9.29

An extraordinary book by a botanist and member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation. Amazing insights into plant-cestors, Indigenous modes of knowledge, reciprocity, and interspecies entanglements.

The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate

Peter Wohlleben

£9.99 £9.29

On trees and why they should fill you with wonder.

When Species Meet

Donna J. Haraway

£18.98

Donna Haraway doing her thing. What happens in the messy spaces between Linnaeus' taxonomic categories?

Plant-Thinking: A Philosophy of Vegetal Life

Michael Marder

£28.00

Why plants are everything

Through Vegetal Being: Two Philosophical Perspectives

Michael Marder and Luce Irigaray

£22.00

Two great minds on plants and their relationship to philosophy and ontology

Thus Spoke the Plant: A Remarkable Journey of Groundbreaking Scientific Discoveries and Personal Encounters with Plants

Monica Gagliano

£14.99 £13.94

Monica Gagliano is an extraordinary scientist who has had some amazing encounters with plants

The Overstory: The million-copy global bestseller and winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction

Richard Powers

£9.99 £9.29

A novel with trees at its heart; a kaleidoscopic view of American society, environmental activism, and the presence of trees in the most unexpected places.

How Forests Think: Toward an Anthropology Beyond the Human

Eduardo Kohn

£24.00

An in-depth look at plant communication in forests, the forest as a superorganism, and a philosophical and anthropological investigation into the personhood of trees

Rootedness: The Ramifications of a Metaphor

Christy Wampole

£36.00

The 'root' provides one of our most commonly used metaphors - so common that we often forget it is indeed a metaphor derived from plants. Rampole investigates what this means for plant-human relationships and ecosystems thinking

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