9780143113874

Plato and a Platypus Walk into a Bar . . .: Understanding Philosophy Through Jokes

Cathcart, Thomas; Klein, Daniel

ISBN 10: 0143113879 / 0-14-311387-9
ISBN 13: 9780143113874
Publisher: Penguin Books
Publication Date: 2008
Binding: Softcover
Editorial Reviews for this title:
Synopsis:

This New York Times bestseller is the hilarious philosophy course everyone wishes they’d had in school

Outrageously 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!

Watch a QuickTime trailer for this book.

Editorial reviews may belong to another edition of this title.
 

Plato and a Platypus Walk into a Bar . . .: Understanding Philosophy Through Jokes: Search Results

1.
Plato and a Platypus Walk into a Bar . . . (ISBN: 9780143113874)
Cathcart, Thomas;Klein, Daniel
ISBN 10: 0143113879
ISBN 13: 9780143113874
Bookseller: Paperbackshop-US (Secaucus, NJ, U.S.A.)
Bookseller Rating: 5-star rating
Quantity Available: > 20

Book Description: PENGUIN GROUP, 2008. Paperback. Book Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from US. Bookseller Inventory # VP-9780143113874

Bookseller & Payment Information | More Books from this Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 7.62
Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
2.
Plato and a Platypus Walk into a Bar . . .: Understanding Philosophy Through Jokes (ISBN: 0143113879 / 0-14-311387-9)
Cathcart, Thomas;Klein, Daniel
ISBN 10: 0143113879
ISBN 13: 9780143113874
Bookseller: adybookstore (Woodland Hills, CA, U.S.A.)
Bookseller Rating: 4-star rating
Quantity Available: 8

Book Description: Penguin Books. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0143113879 Brand New .We Ships From Multiple Locations like India and USA.Delivery will be done by reputed Shipping partners from USPS,DHL and UPS via tracking method. Bookseller Inventory # 9780143113874

Bookseller & Payment Information | More Books from this Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 6.99
Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 4.99
Within U.S.A.
3.
Plato and A Platypus Walk into A Bar (Paperback) (ISBN: 9780143113874)
Cathcart, Thomas;Klein, Daniel
ISBN 10: 0143113879
ISBN 13: 9780143113874
Bookseller: The Book Depository US (Gloucester, ., United Kingdom)
Bookseller Rating: 5-star rating
Quantity Available: 10

Book Description: Penguin Books, United Kingdom, 2008. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Reprint. 179 x 125 mm. Brand New Book. This New York Times bestseller is the hilarious philosophy course everyone wishes they d had in school Outrageously 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! Watch a QuickTime trailer for this book. Bookseller Inventory # ABZ9780143113874

Bookseller & Payment Information | More Books from this Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 11.99
Convert Currency
Shipping: FREE From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
4.
Plato and a Platypus Walk into a Bar . . . Format: B-Trade Pbk (ISBN: 0143113879 / 0-14-311387-9)
Cathcart, Thomas;Klein, Daniel
ISBN 10: 0143113879
ISBN 13: 9780143113874
Bookseller: INDOO (Avenel, NJ, U.S.A.)
Bookseller Rating: 4-star rating
Quantity Available: > 20

Book Description: Penguin Putnam. Book Condition: New. Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 0143113879

Bookseller & Payment Information | More Books from this Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 8.72
Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 3.50
Within U.S.A.
5.
Plato and A Platypus Walk into A Bar (Paperback) (ISBN: 9780143113874)
Cathcart, Thomas;Klein, Daniel
ISBN 10: 0143113879
ISBN 13: 9780143113874
Bookseller: The Book Depository (Gloucester, UK, United Kingdom)
Bookseller Rating: 5-star rating
Quantity Available: 10

Book Description: Penguin Books, United Kingdom, 2008. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Reprint. 179 x 125 mm. Brand New Book. This New York Times bestseller is the hilarious philosophy course everyone wishes they d had in school Outrageously 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! Watch a QuickTime trailer for this book. Bookseller Inventory # ABZ9780143113874

Bookseller & Payment Information | More Books from this Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 12.89
Convert Currency
Shipping: FREE From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
6.
Plato and a Platypus Walk Into a Bar . . .: Understanding Philosophy Through Jokes (ISBN: 9780143113874)
Cathcart, Thomas;Klein, Daniel
ISBN 10: 0143113879
ISBN 13: 9780143113874
Bookseller: BargainBookStores (Grand Rapids, MI, U.S.A.)
Bookseller Rating: 5-star rating
Quantity Available: > 20

Book Description: Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # 92372

Bookseller & Payment Information | More Books from this Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 9.38
Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
7.
Plato and a Platypus Walk into a Bar . . .: Understanding Philosophy Through Jokes (ISBN: 0143113879 / 0-14-311387-9)
Cathcart, Thomas;Klein, Daniel
ISBN 10: 0143113879
ISBN 13: 9780143113874
Bookseller: Murray Media (MIAMI SHORES, FL, U.S.A.)
Bookseller Rating: 5-star rating
Quantity Available: > 20

Book Description: Penguin Books. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # 0143113879

Bookseller & Payment Information | More Books from this Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 14.63
Convert Currency
Shipping: FREE Within U.S.A.
8.
Plato and a Platypus Walk into a Bar . . .: Understanding Philosophy Through Jokes (ISBN: 0143113879 / 0-14-311387-9)
Cathcart, Thomas;Klein, Daniel
ISBN 10: 0143113879
ISBN 13: 9780143113874
Bookseller: At A Glance Books (Castleton, NY, U.S.A.)
Bookseller Rating: 5-star rating
Quantity Available: 1

Book Description: Penguin Books. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0143113879 AtAGlance Books -- Orders ship next business day, with tracking numbers, from our warehouse in upstate NY. This book is in brand new condition. Bookseller Inventory # 9780143113874N

Bookseller & Payment Information | More Books from this Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 10.35
Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 4.95
Within U.S.A.
9.
Plato and a Platypus Walk into a Bar . . .: Understanding Philosophy Through Jokes [Paperback] (ISBN: 0143113879 / 0-14-311387-9)
Cathcart, Thomas;Klein, Daniel
ISBN 10: 0143113879
ISBN 13: 9780143113874
Bookseller: FOURSEASONS4JOY, LLC (CHICAGO, IL, U.S.A.)
Bookseller Rating: 4-star rating
Quantity Available: 1

Book Description: Paperback. Book Condition: BRAND NEW. BRAND NEW. Fast Shipping. Prompt Customer Service. Satisfaction guaranteed. Bookseller Inventory # 0143113879BNA

Bookseller & Payment Information | More Books from this Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 11.62
Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
10.
Plato and a Platypus Walk Into a Bar . . .: Understanding Philosophy Through Jokes (Paperback) (ISBN: 0143113879 / 0-14-311387-9)
Cathcart, Thomas;Klein, Daniel
ISBN 10: 0143113879
ISBN 13: 9780143113874
Bookseller: Grand Eagle Retail (Romulus, MI, U.S.A.)
Bookseller Rating: 4-star rating
Quantity Available: 1

Book Description: Paperback. Book Condition: New. 125mm x 15mm x 179mm. Paperback. 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 be.Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. 224 pages. 0.177. Bookseller Inventory # 9780143113874

Bookseller & Payment Information | More Books from this Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 15.71
Convert Currency
Shipping: FREE Within U.S.A.
View All Listings for this Book