How to teach philosophy to your dog : exploring the big questions in life / Anthony McGowan.
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- ISBN: 9781643133119
- ISBN: 164313311X
- Physical Description: xii, 317 pages ; 22 cm.
- Edition: First Pegasus Books hardcover edition.
- Publisher: New York : Pegasus Books, 2020.
- Copyright: ©2020
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||
Includes bibliographical references (pages 301-306) and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Walk 1: Good dog, bad dog -- Walk 2: Plato, Aristotle and the good life -- Walk 3: Dare to know: Kant and the utlitarians -- Walk 4: Other minds and free will -- Walk 5: A very short logical walk -- Walk 6: Metaphysics 101: The white stuff in bird poo -- Walk 7: Filling out the forms and the problem of universals -- Walk 8: What do I know? -- Walk 9: Empiricism: Sensing is believing -- Walk 10: Kant and fuzzy logic -- Walk 11: Ants, spiders and the philosophy of science -- The last walk: Schopenhauer's bubble and the meaning of life.
"Monty was just like any other dog. A scruffy and irascible Maltese terrier, he enjoyed barking at pugs and sniffing at trees. But after yet another dramatic confrontation with the local Rottweiler, Anthony McGowan realizes it's high time he and Monty had a chat about what makes him a good or a bad dog. Taking his lead from Monty's canine antics, McGowan takes us on a hilarious and enlightening jaunt through the major debates of philosophy. Will Kant convince Monty to stop stealing cheesecake? How long will they put up with Socrates poking holes in every argument? In this uniquely entertaining take on morality and ethics, the dutiful duo set out to uncover who--if anyone--has the right end of the ethical stick and can tell us how best to live one's life."--GoogleBooks
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