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Gardening: Philosophy for Everyone: Cultivating Wisdom (Philosophy for Everyone #38)

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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 fascinatin
Paperback, 249 pages
Published February 14th 2011 by Wiley-Blackwell (first published 2010)
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Alan Williams
Apr 10, 2011 Alan Williams rated it liked it
To call this a book about garden philosophy is a bit of a stretch.
The book comes across more as a social history of gardening. It contains some interesting commentaries but the title is misleading. Worth a read if you are interested in gardening but there is no deep philosophy here
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Dan has a PhD in Philosophy from the University of Birmingham and has previously taught at Birmingham, Keele and Warwick Universities. His current research interests include David Hume, the epistemology of testimony and trust, and conceptions of the divine mind. He is the founder and organizer of the Oxford Hume Forum and the annual Brookes International Hume Workshop. This year he is also the lea ...more
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