An Essay on Hunting, Familiar Things, and the Strangeness of Being Who One Is
Making Game is a mixed-genre composition in which theauthor reflects on the philosophical and ethical implications ofhunting wild game. Through the activity of hunting, Atkinson finds aconnection to the roots of his identity: both his family historyand his sense of self.
This engaging essay is informed by the author’s significantbackground of scholarly engagement with the phenomenological traditionin modern philosophy. represented by the work of Husserl, Heidegger,and Merleau-Ponty.
Making Game: An Essay on Hunting, Familiar Things, and theStrangeness of Being Who One Is is the second book in theCultural Dialectics Series, edited by Raphael Foshayof Athabasca University.
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