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Gardening - Philosophy for Everyone: Cultivating Wisdom

by Dan O'Brien (Editor)

Other authors: Laura Auricchio (Contributor), Ismay Barwell (Contributor), Isis Brook (Contributor), Gordon Campbell (Contributor), David E. Cooper (Foreword)13 more, Anne Cotton (Contributor), Jo Day (Contributor), Susan Toby Evans (Contributor), Helene Gammack (Contributor), Matthew Hall (Contributor), Eric MacDonald (Contributor), Mara Miller (Contributor), Michael Moss (Contributor), Robert Neuman (Contributor), John Powell (Contributor), Meghan T. Ray (Contributor), Elizabeth A. Scott (Contributor), Gary Shapiro (Contributor)

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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 … (more)
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O'Brien, DanEditorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Auricchio, LauraContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Barwell, IsmayContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Brook, IsisContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Campbell, GordonContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Cooper, David E.Forewordsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Cotton, AnneContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Day, JoContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Evans, Susan TobyContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Gammack, HeleneContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Hall, MatthewContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
MacDonald, EricContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Miller, MaraContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Moss, MichaelContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Neuman, RobertContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Powell, JohnContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Ray, Meghan T.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Scott, Elizabeth A.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Shapiro, GaryContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed

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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 

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