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John Gray

Feline Philosophy: Cats and the Meaning of Life

€25,00

There is no real evidence that humans ever 'domesticated' cats. Rather, it seems that at some point cats saw the potential value to themselves of humans. John Gray's wonderful new book is an attempt to get to grips with the philosophical and moral issues around the uniquely strange relationship between ourselves and these remarkable animals.

Feline Philosophy draws on centuries of philosophy, from Montaigne to Schopenhauer, to explore the complex and intimate links that have defined how we react to and behave with this most unlikely 'pet'. At the heart of the book is a sense of gratitude towards cats as perhaps the species that more than any other - in the essential loneliness of our position in the world - gives us a sense of our own animal nature.

Format: Hardcover
Published: in UK in 2020
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Pages: 128
Language: English
ISBN 13: 9780241351147
ISBN 10: 0241351146

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Feline Philosophy: Cats and the Meaning of Life

€25,00