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Pooh and the philosophers

in which it is shown that all of western philosophy is merely a preamble to Winnie-the-Pooh

by John Tyerman Williams

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Published by Dutton Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Milne, A. A. 1882-1956 -- Characters -- Winnie-the-Pooh.,
    • Milne, A. A. 1882-1956 -- Philosophy.,
    • Children -- Books and reading -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Children"s stories, English -- History and criticism.,
    • Winnie-the-Pooh (Fictitious character),
    • Teddy bears in literature.,
    • Philosophy in literature.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJohn Tyerman Williams ; [with illustrations by Ernest H. Shepard].
      ContributionsShepard, Ernest H. 1879-1976.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR6025.I65 Z976 1996
      The Physical Object
      Pagination212 p. :
      Number of Pages212
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL803772M
      ISBN 100525455205
      LC Control Number95040254

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      An Introduction to Western Philosophy. Author: Bryan Magee; Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand ISBN: Category: Philosophy Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» The author interviews modern philosophers and writers such as Martha Nussbaum and Peter Singer on the major figures in the history of Western philosophy, from Plato and Aristotle to Russell and Wittgenstein. Such is the enduring love for Winnie-the-Pooh that i t was recently named the UK's favourite children's book of the past years. A new book, The Best Bear In All The World, was released earlier.

      Pooh and the philosophers: in which it is shown that all of western philosophy is merely a preamble to Winnie-the-Pooh by Williams, John Tyerman; Shepard, Ernest H. (Ernest Howard), Pages:   The adventures of Pooh and Piglet, Kanga and tiny Roo, Owl, Rabbit, and the ever doleful Eeyore are timeless treasures of childhood. In this beautiful edition of Winnie-the-Pooh, each of Ernest H. Shepard's beloved original illustrations has been meticulously hand painted. Bright in color and elegant in design, this lovely volume of Milne's /5().


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The fantastic thing about this book is that not only does it humorously discuss the Pooh stories and the philosophers in a deeply knowledgeable and self-mocking, abstract yet lucid manner; but also actually critiques the philosophies and gives opinions about them. This is no mere "Plato and a Platypus Walk Into a Bar" "let's introduce concepts /5.

Having read The Tao of Pooh and Te of Piglet (Wisdom of Pooh), I came across this book by accident in a bookshop and bought it on impulse.

The premise of the book is that the stories of Winnie the Pooh and the House at Pooh Corner contain the whole of western philosophy.4/5(27). Buy Pooh and the Philosophers (Wisdom of Pooh) New edition by Williams, John T., Shepard, E. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on /5(23).

About the Book. In this witty and entertaining excursion through previously uncharted areas of the world of Pooh, John Tyerman Williams sets out to prove beyond all reasonable doubt that the whole of Western philosophy--from the cosmologists of ancient Greece to existentialism in this century--may be found in Winnie-the-Pooh and The House at Pooh by: 9.

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Winnie the Pooh was A. Milne’s biggest success — it overshadowed all of his other work as an author. The collection of stories made the teddy bear a fluffy bundle of joy and got him a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame– plus his own Disney adaptation.

Too few of us think back to what we used to read as children and take a moment to reflect on the stories that allowed us to : Flavia Medrut.

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A genuine tour de force, drawing the reader into the world of the great philosophers with wit, dry humour, incisiveness and insight in a way that, from what at first may seem an unlikely relationship of characters, brings, readability, clarity, and a great sense of wonder from those of us brought up on Pooh as to what a champion of the common man this bear was/5(22).

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The book examines how key ideas from the thinking of Plato through to the existentialists is described through these two stories/5(3). Winnie-the-Pooh's wisdom 'rivals ancient Greek philosophers' 90 years after first appearing in books, Winnie-the-Pooh is back in a new volume, and academics have compared his wisdom to that of.