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The philosopher and the wolf : lessons from the wild on love, death and happiness

Author: Mark Rowlands
Publisher: London [England] : Granta Books, [2010]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This fascinating book charts the relationship between Mark Rowlands, a rootless philosopher, and Brenin, his extraordinarily well-travelled wolf. More than just an exotic pet, Brenin exerted an immense influence on Rowlands as both a person, and, strangely enough, as a philosopher, leading him to re-evaluate his attitude to love, happiness, nature and death. By turns funny (what do you do when your wolf eats your  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Named Person: Mark Rowlands; Mark Rowlands
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Rowlands
ISBN: 9781847082961 1847082963 9781605987590 160598759X
OCLC Number: 869821137
Description: 1 online resource
Responsibility: Mark Rowlands.

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'This moving account of the life [Rowlands] lived with an adopted wolf will be recognised as a seminal work of philosophy that forces us to re-evaluate our view of the human animal' - John Gray  Read more...

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