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Philosophical ruminations are the leaders of the pack

{ "#" : "By Mark Rowlands. Granta, €21.60" , "b" : "The Philosopher and the Wolf"}

29th November, 2008

{ "#" : "By Mark Rowlands. Granta, €21.60" , "b" : "The Philosopher and the Wolf"}

Mark Rowlands’ The Philosopher and the Wolf is a profoundly anti-humanist book, and therein lies its merit and its force.

Although superficially an autobiographical narrative in which the author records his relationship with his ‘pet’ Alaskan timber wolf, Brenin, the book is really a meditation on the challenges posed to our notions of morality and identity by an appreciation of the mental life...

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