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Phillips (educator, writer, and founder of the Society for Philosophical Inquiry) is a man on a mission: to revive the love of questions that Socrates inspired long ago in ancient Athens. In this account of his travels in which he gathers people together wherever he can (in caf<'e>s, schools, bookstores, senior centers, etc.), he recalls what led him to start his program and recreates some of the most invigorating sessions in which he aims to inspire every curious mind to start asking questions in order to live a more examined life. He also draws from his own learning to introduce other philosophers in the Socratic tradition.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780393049565
Subtitle:
(a fresh taste of philosophy )
Author:
Phillips, Christopher
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company, Inc.
Location:
New York
Subject:
Philosophy
Subject:
Modern
Subject:
History & Surveys - Modern
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Series Volume:
116
Publication Date:
c2001
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Pages:
232 p.
Dimensions:
7.73x5.49x.89 in. .76 lbs.

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