The Philosopher"s Alice Alice"s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass by Peter Laughlan Heath

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Published by St Martins Press .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Alice"s adventures in Wonderland,
  • Carroll, Lewis,
  • 19th Century English Novel And Short Story,
  • 1832-1898,
  • Alice"s adventures in Wonderla,
  • Carroll, Lewis,,
  • Fantasy fiction, English,
  • History and criticism,
  • Logic in literature,
  • Philosophy in literature,
  • Philosophy

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The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
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Open LibraryOL10393234M
ISBN 100312605188
ISBN 109780312605186

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Find The Philosophers Alice book information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes. Certain that the intellectuality of Carroll's classic must ""rule it out as fit reading for children"" The Philosophers Alice book that allegorical, psychoanalytical and ""purely literary"" interpretations have left even the ordinary adult reader in the dark as to its true logico-philosophical import, Heath undertakes a marginal explication.

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Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend jacket. The Alice series is a young adult book series written by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor, consisting of 25 books and three Alice series follows the main character, Alice McKinley, known as "Al" to her father and older brother, as she grows up in Silver Spring, Maryland.

Her mother died of leukemia when she was five. Alice has a hard time at first growing up in an all-male household but. While this is a common feature of most children's books, Alice's questioning often inadvertently invokes the ideas of western philosophers from Plato to Bishop Berkeley.

What philosophical issues about identity does Alice raise. Throughout both Alice and Looking-Glass, Alice usually exhibits a passivity to the incomprehensible events around her. Throughout “Alice in Wonderland,” the entirety of introductory philosophy is remarked upon, though oft times than not, with extreme subtlety that would elude the average reader.

Carroll’s language was meant to bemuse and befuddle, often manipulating words and expressions until the meaning has changed completely. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books.

My library. The distinguished philosophers Alice Crary has assembled in this fine book pay fitting tribute to one of the world's most important living philosophers. Charles Dodgson. Lewis Carroll (Charles Dodgson) was a mathematician and logician who lectured at Oxford University.

He balanced both personas, as he used his study in the sciences to create his eminently strange books. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland is a charming, light book, that reputedly pleased Queen asked to receive the author's next work and was swiftly sent a.

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Fostering film adaptations and retellings, and. The first work ever to delve into Alice's wonderland and analyze the philosophy behind the tale and compare it to the thinking of Socrates, Derrida, Rorty, Wittgenstein, and other philosophers.

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This book probes the deeper underlying meaning in the Alice books, and reveals a world rich with philosophical life lessons. Tapping into some of the greatest philosophical minds that ever lived'Aristotle, Hume, Hobbes, and Nietzsche'Alice in Wonderland and Philosophy explores life's ultimate questions through the eyes of perhaps the most.

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Tapping into some of the greatest philosophical minds that ever lived―Aristotle, Hume, Hobbes, and Nietzsche―Alice in Wonderland and Philosophy explores life's ultimate questions through the eyes of perhaps the most Reviews: Alice in Wonderland and Philosophy by William IrwinRichard Brian Davis Published by John Wiley & Sons on January 26th Pages: Goodreads.

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Alice had barely wondered why her infinitely annoying cousin Dudley, who was the source of the mini earthquake, was up early when there came a sharp rapping noise from outside her door "Up. Get up.

Now. I want everything perfect for my darling's birthday!" Aunt Petunia's shrill voice commanded. Alice let out a loud groan and reached for glasses. The 24 Books of Esoteric Philosophy by Alice A. Bailey are made available with the permission of the Lucis Trust, which holds copyright.

Permission is granted to view, copy and store the material and print pages for your own [personal and non-commercial] use. BLACKWELL PHILOSOPHY AND POP CULTURE SERIES This book has not been approved, licensed, or sponsored by any entity or person involved in creating or producing Alice.

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Alice. books, L. Frank Baum’s portion of the. series, and Gertrude Stein’s. The World is Round – model the sorts of conceptual manipulations that are the usual province of professional philosophers, and in so doing, aspire to teach the cerebral pleasures of philosophical concept-play to their readers.

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From: The Philosopher – The Journal of the Philosophical Society of England, Volume LXXXX No. 1 (Spring Issue) (source of this article) This text is reproduced on this site with permission from the author. Humpty Dumpty informs Alice that ‘there are three hundred and sixty four days when you might get un-birthday presents’.

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