Gardening - Philosophy for Everyone : Cultivating Wisdom, Paperback / softback Book

Gardening - Philosophy for Everyone : Cultivating Wisdom Paperback / softback

Edited by Dan O'Brien

Part of the Philosophy for Everyone series

Description

Philosophy and gardens have been closely connected from the dawn of philosophy, with many drawing on their beauty and peace for philosophical inspiration.

Gardens in turn give rise to a broad spectrum of philosophical questions.

For the green-fingered thinker, this book reflects on a whole host of fascinating philosophical themes. * Gardens and philosophy present a fascinating combination of subjects, historically important, and yet scarcely covered within the realms of philosophy * Contributions come from a wide range of authors, ranging from garden writers and gardeners, to those working in architecture, archaeology, archival studies, art history, anthropology, classics and philosophy * Essays cover a broad spectrum of topics, ranging from Epicurus and Confucius to the aesthetics and philosophy of Central Park * Offers new perspectives on the experience and evaluation of gardens

Information

  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 264 pages
  • Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Popular philosophy
  • ISBN: 9781444330212

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