A Field Philosopher's Guide To Fracking Analysis

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David Glazer AP Language and Composition Johnson 2/3/16 Analyzing “A Field Philosopher’s Guide To Fracking” In his book A Field Philosopher’s Guide to Fracking, Adam Briggle documents his journey to fight fracking in the small town of Denton, Texas. Recently hired as a professor of philosophy at the University of North Texas, Briggle moves to Denton never having heard of fracking before. Fracking is a type of drilling that increases oil production and effectiveness but, as Briggle would learn, has severe consequences on the community. The book’s narrative paints a tale of a local man who rallies his small town against the titans of big oil. Briggle’s role in fracking began when a fellow member of the city council asked him to form of group

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