By Frédéric Gros
Title note: unique identify Marcher, Une Philosophie
Author note: John Howe (Translator)
Publish yr note: First released 2009
"It is simply principles received from jogging that experience any worth."--Nietzsche
In A Philosophy of jogging, a bestseller in France, top philosopher Frédéric Gros charts the various other ways we get from A to B -- the pilgrimage, the prom, the protest march, the character ramble -- and divulges what they are saying approximately us.
Gros attracts awareness to different thinkers who additionally observed jogging as anything relevant to their perform. On his travels he ponders Thoreau's keen seclusion in Walden Woods; the explanation Rimbaud walked in a fury, whereas Nerval rambled to healing his depression. He indicates us how Rousseau walked so one can imagine, whereas Nietzsche wandered the mountainside to put in writing. by contrast, Kant marched via his place of origin on a daily basis, precisely on the similar hour, to flee the compulsion of inspiration. excellent and erudite, A Philosophy of Walking is an unique and insightful manifesto for placing one foot in entrance of the other.
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A Philosophy of Walking by Frédéric Gros