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Plato and a Platypus Walk into a Bar
Author: Daniel Klein

ISBN: 9781786070180
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 208
Published: 23 November 2016
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 12.8 x 1.5
Description:
A New York Times bestseller with over 300,000 copies sold worldwide

Here's an accusation - Sherlock Holmes never deduced anything. When it comes to language, it all depends on what your definition of 'is' is. And one for the existentialists - you haven't lived until you think about death all the time.

Crammed with over one hundred jokes and graced by the occasional cartoon, written in a Marxist style (Groucho's, not Karl's) and featuring frequent appearances from a comic two-man Greek chorus, Plato and a Platypus is a hilarious romp through the classic areas of philosophy. Don't be put off by the seriousness of the contents page, what follows is anything but.

About the Author

Daniel Klein and Tom Cathcart pursued the usual careers after majoring in philosophy at Harvard. Dan wrote jokes for comedians, designed stunts for Candid Camera. Tom worked with street gangs in Chicago and dropped in and out of various divinity schools. They both live with their respective wives in New England.

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