Scott Leslie's 100 Under 100: The Race to Save the World's Rarest Living PDF

By Scott Leslie

ISBN-10: 1443404284

ISBN-13: 9781443404280

Scientists estimate that the complete biodiversity in the world is among 10 million and a hundred million species. of those, simply over 1.6 million and counting have truly been catalogued and defined. One percentage, or 16,306, of these species are threatened with extinction, approximately one-fifth of them significantly. Of this staff, a few have vanishingly small populations within the double or unmarried digits. a couple of species, together with the Pinta Island huge tortoise and the Yangtze colossal softshell turtle, sit down squarely at the border of extinction within the wild with a inhabitants of one.

In a hundred below a hundred, Scott Leslie tells the interesting tales of species in far-flung locations no one ever hears approximately, just like the northern hairy-nosed wombat, the Gorgan mountain salamander or the Irrawaddy river shark. towards domestic are the Vancouver Island marmot, the Wyoming toad and the Devil’s gap pupfish. Leslie additionally tells tales of hopeful growth, as a number of the rarest of the infrequent are again from the threshold of extinction throughout the committed efforts of individuals all over the world.

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His remark explains why and, almost incidentally, shows how he applies his critical standards to the translation of a specific passage. ) Whether or not Hölderlin’s approach is “good,” it is at least coherent. In fact, he quite consciously establishes a coherent perspective that works, he thinks, for all parts of the tragedy. Hölderlin was the first (though hardly the last) to say that his attempt to introduce modern interests made for a superficial “obliqueness” in his translation, but he was sure that he had found a way to reveal the relationships that tie the play together, and he was proud to have found criteria that would work for every part of the play, for dialogues and choruses alike.

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For an interesting discussion of the breaks within the stophes and the intensification of images of violence, see M.  262 sq.  Der Kleine Pauly. Lexikon der Antike in fünf Bänden, Munich, DTV, 1979. 5. For the reciprocal and reflexive meaning of kat’ hautoin see LorauxMazon, p. 129). 6. M. Heidegger, Vorträge und Aufsätze, Pfullingen, G. Neske, 1954 (“Fragen ist die Frömmigkeit des Denkens”) and Jacques Derrida, De l’esprit.  25.  Cf. Dieter Henrich, “Gedanken zur Dankbarkeit,” Festschrift für Robert Spaemann, Acta Humaniora, Weinheim, 1987.

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