The Meaning of Travel
Table of Contents
Travelling well: top 10 vintage trips
1. What is travel? Montaigne and otherness
2. What are maps? Brian Harley on cartographic deception
3. Francis Bacon on exploration and apocalyptic philosophy of science
4. Innate ideas on Descartes, Locke, and Cannibals
5. Why did tourism start? A grand tale of education and sex
6. Travel writing, thought experiments, and Margaret Cavendish's 'Blazing World'
7. Mountain travel and Henry More's philosophy of space
8. Edmund Burke and sublime tourism
9. Wilderness philosophy, Henry Thoreau, and cabin porn
10. Is 'travel' a male concept?
11. The ethics of doom tourism
12. Will space travel show the Earth is insignificant?
Returning home: top 10 vintage trips