Foreword by David Abram

Introduction: Towards a Poetic Ecology

Part One: Cells with Aspirations

Chapter 1: The Desire for Life

Chapter 2: The Machine That Can Die

Chapter 3: The Physics of Creation

Part Two:  The Language of Feeling

Chapter 4: World Inscape

Chapter 5: Affective Neuroscience: Mind as Symbol of the Body

Part Three: I am You

Chapter 6: The Question in the Eyes of the Wolf

Chapter 7: Learning to Think: Mirroring the Other

Part Four: Life as Art

Chapter 8: Melody of the Soul

Chapter 9: The Principle of Beauty

Part Five: Symbioses

Chapter 10: The Body of the Sea

Chapter 11: Not One, But All

Chapter 12: The Silvery Sea

Part Six: Healing

Chapter 13: Ethics: The Values of the Flesh

Chapter 14: Enlivenment: Ecological Morals as Mutuality in Beauty