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Plato and a platypus walk into a bar--: understanding philosophy through jokes 3 editions

Cover of: Plato and a platypus walk into a bar-- by Thomas Cathcart
About the Book

This New York Times bestseller is the hilarious philosophy course everyone wishes they'd had in schoolOutrageously funny, Plato and a Platypus Walk into a Bar . . . has been a breakout bestseller ever since authors—and born vaudevillians—Thomas Cathcart and Daniel Klein did their schtick on NPR's Weekend Edition. Lively, original, and powerfully informative, Plato and a Platypus Walk Into a Bar . . . is a not-so-reverent crash course through the great philosophical thinkers and traditions, from Existentialism (What do Hegel and Bette Midler have in common?) to Logic (Sherlock Holmes never deduced anything). Philosophy 101 for those who like to take the heavy stuff lightly, this is a joy to read—and finally, it all makes sense!

Classifications

Library of Congress BD31 .C38 2008
Dewey 102/.07

3 editions First published in 2008

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Cover of: Plato and a platypus walk into a bar--
2008, Penguin Books
Plato and a platypus walk into a bar--
in English
Cover of: Plato and a platypus walk into a bar--
2008, Penguin Books
Plato and a platypus walk into a bar--
in English
Cover of: Plato and a Platypus Walk Into a Bar...
2008, Penguin Group USA, Inc.
Plato and a Platypus Walk Into a Bar...
Electronic resource in English

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