Walking

A Philosophy of Walking by Frédéric Gros

A Philosophy of Walking by Frédéric Gros

A Philosophy of Walking by Frédéric Gros is an insightful stroll through meadow lanes and Alpine forests; a compilation of miniature glimpses into the lives and habits of Nietzsche, Rimbaud, Thoreau, Rousseau, the Cynics, Nerval, Kant, Baudelaire, and Gandhi, and more. The focus of Gros’ explorations remains on-the-go, not unlike many of the figures that we are asked to follow, and such escapades into the walking habits of these long-gone men, whether across mountain ranges or through the city streets of Paris, illuminate the importance of the walk to such figureheads of Western thought. 

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