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By Richard Brian Davis

ISBN-10: 0470590270

ISBN-13: 9780470590270

The appropriate significant other to Lewis Carroll's vintage e-book and director Tim Burton's March 2010 remake of Alice in Wonderland

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland has interested little ones and adults alike for generations. Why does Lewis Carroll introduce us to such oddities as blue caterpillars who smoke hookahs, cats whose grins stay after their heads have light away, and a White Queen who lives backwards and recalls forwards? Is all of it simply nonsense? was once Carroll lower than the impact? This booklet probes the deeper underlying that means within the Alice books, and divulges a global wealthy with philosophical lifestyles classes. Tapping into the various maximum philosophical minds that ever lived?Aristotle, Hume, Hobbes, and Nietzsche?Alice in Wonderland and Philosophy explores life's final questions in the course of the eyes of maybe the main endearing heroine in all of literature.

* appears at compelling matters comparable to belief and truth in addition to how common sense fares in an international of lunacy, the Mad Hatter, clocks, and temporal passage
* deals new insights into favourite Alice in Wonderland characters and scenes, together with the Mad Hatter and his tea celebration, the violent Queen of Hearts, and the grinning Cheshire Cat

Accessible and wonderful, Alice in Wonderland and Philosophy will enhance your event of Alice's undying adventures with new that means and enjoyable.

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