So far we have sketched out a broad philosophi-

cal framework based on a holistic conception of

human-environment relations. We have begun to

identify some of its distinguishing features and

structural implications, particularly in relation

to how order is understood. We have suggested

that this may help provide more appropriate

intellectual foundations for an approach to

making outdoor places in ways more responsive

to human experience than the prevailing

conception grounded in Enlightenment dualism.

Now we want to turn to look at some of the theo-

retical implications of this philosophical