Child's Book of Philosophy by Jeremy Weate

Child's Book of Philosophy by Jeremy Weate

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In an attempt to blow the cobwebs off the idea that philosophy is dull and inaccesible, this book is an entertaining journey through the centuries of western philosophy posing questions such as "Where did the world come from"? and "What is the point of life".

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Which philosopher threw himself head first into a volcano to prove he was a god? Who formed a secret society and banned its members from eating beans? Is it true that one philosopher operated on his friend's liver and fitted it with a silver tap? Which philosopher insisted that his students sit in deckchairs? Why did another have to have a special niche cut into his table? Who was cut to pieces by sharpened seashells? These are just a few of the intriguing facts you will discover about philosophers in this fascinating book.

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SKU GOR001230438
Title Child's Book of Philosophy
Author By (author) Jeremy Weate
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher Dorling Kindersley Ltd
Year Published 1998
Number of Pages 48
ISBN 10 0751357790
ISBN 13 9780751357790
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
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Which philosopher threw himself head first into a volcano to prove he was a god? Who formed a secret society and banned its members from eating beans? Is it true that one philosopher operated on his friend's liver and fitted it with a silver tap? Which philosopher insisted that his students sit in deckchairs? Why did another have to have a special niche cut into his table? Who was cut to pieces by sharpened seashells? These are just a few of the intriguing facts you will discover about philosophers in this fascinating book.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR001230438
Title Child's Book of Philosophy
Author By (author) Jeremy Weate
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher Dorling Kindersley Ltd
Year Published 1998
Number of Pages 48
ISBN 10 0751357790
ISBN 13 9780751357790
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Ex Library No