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

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ISBN 10: 0143113879 / 0-14-311387-9
ISBN 13: 9780143113874
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
Publication Date: 2008
Binding: Softcover
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Teaches the principles and concepts of philosophy through one-liner jokes, vaudeville humor, cartoons, and limericks, in an irreverent introduction to the great philosophers and philosophical traditions, from Existentialism to Logic. Reprint.


 

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