Making Game
183 pages, 5 1/2 x 8
Release Date:01 Jan 2009

Making Game

An Essay on Hunting, Familiar Things, and the Strangeness of Being Who One Is

Athabasca University Press

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.

RELATED TOPICS: Nature, Philosophy
Peter L. Atkinson received his PhD in Philosophy(1999) and his MFA in English Poetry (1993) from the University ofCalifornia at Irvine. He lives in New Mexico.
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