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A Young Person's Guide to Philosophy By Jeremy Weate

A Young Person's Guide to Philosophy
by Jeremy Weate

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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A Young Person's Guide to Philosophy Summary


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
A Young Person's Guide to Philosophy
Author
Condition
Very Good
Binding type
Hardback
Publisher
Dorling Kindersley Ltd
Year published
Number of pages
48
ISBN 10
0751357790
ISBN 13
9780751357790
Prizes
N/A
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