Nature is a contested term that means different things to different people in different places. Generally, this contestation revolves around three main meanings: the ?nature? or essence of a thing; ?nature? as material place external to humanity; and ?nature? as universal law or reality that may or may not include humans.
|Title of host publication||Key concepts in Geography|
|Publisher||SAGE Publications Ltd|
|Number of pages||12|
|Publication status||Published - 2009|