Philosophy in the Garden

Philosophy in the Garden Damon Young

Why did Marcel Proust have bonsai beside his bed? What was Jane Austen doing, coveting an apricot? How was Friedrich Nietzsche inspired by his 'thought tree'?

In Philosophy in the Garden, Damon Young explores one of literature's most intimate relationships: authors and their gardens. For some, the garden provided a retreat from workaday labour; for others, solitude's quiet counsel. For all, it played a philosophical role: giving their ideas a new life.

Philosophy in the Garden reveals the profound thoughts discovered in parks, backyards, and pot-plants. It does not provide tips for mowing overgrown cooch grass, or mulching a dry Japanese maple. It is a philosophical companion to the garden's labours and joys.

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Specificaties

ISBN
9781912854332
Uitgever
Scribe Publications
Druk
1e
Verschenen
08-08-2019
Taal
Engels
Bladzijden
208 pp.
Bindwijze
Hardcover
Genre
Filosofie

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