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A Philosophy of Gardens by David E. Cooper

By David E. Cooper

Why do gardens topic quite a bit and suggest a lot to humans? that's the fascinating query to which David Cooper seeks a solution during this ebook. Given the passion for gardens in human civilization historical and glossy, jap and Western, it really is staggering that the query has been see you later overlooked via sleek philosophy. Now eventually there's a philosophy of gardens. David Cooper identifies backyard appreciation as a unique human phenomenon special from either from the appreciation of artwork and the appreciation of nature. He discusses the contribution of gardening and different garden-related objectives to "the solid life." And he distinguishes the numerous varieties of meanings that gardens could have, from their illustration of nature to their religious value. A Philosophy of Gardens will open up this topic to scholars and students of aesthetics, ethics, and cultural and environmental stories, and to an individual with a reflective curiosity in issues horticultural.

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