Gardening Philosophy for Everyone

Gardening Philosophy for Everyone

Cultivating Wisdom

Book - 2010
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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 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 
Publisher: Malden, Mass. : Wiley-Blackwell, 2010.
ISBN: 9781444330212
1444330217
Branch Call Number: 635.01/GARDENING
Characteristics: xii, 249 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Alternative Title: Gardening and philosophy

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