Meditations on Hunting

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Wilderness Adventures Press, 2007 - Sports & Recreation - 140 pages
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This is the classic treatise on hunting, written by Spain's leading philosopher of the 20th century. Reprinted with permission from Scribner, this edition features handsome new illustrations. The author explains the reason why humans hunt, as well as the ethics of hunting.
 

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Contents

Translators Preface
11
Introduction
15
Foreword
21
Hunting as Diversion
27
Hunting and Happiness
33
Polybius and Scipio AEmilianus
45
The Essence of Hunting
55
The Scarcity of Game
67
Suddenly We Hear the Sound of Barking
83
The Ethics of Hunting
95
Hunting and Reason
109
Vacations from the Human Condition
119
The Hunterthe Alert Man
135
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