A Sneetch is a Sneetch and Other Philosophical Discoveries: Finding Wisdom in Children's Literature (BOK)

Thomas E. Wartenberg

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Taking Picture Books Seriously: What can we learn about philosophy through children's books? This warm and charming volume casts a spell on adult readers as it unveils the surprisingly profound philosophical wisdom contained in children's picture books, from Dr Seuss's Sneetches to William Steig's Shrek! . With a light touch and good humor, Wartenberg discusses the philosophical ideas in these classic stories, and provides parents with a practical starting point for discussing philosophical issues with their children. Accessible and multi-layered, it answers questions like, Is it okay for adults to deceive kids? What's the difference between saying the Mona Lisa is a great painting and vanilla is your favorite flavor? Each chapter includes illustrations commissioned especially for this book.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2013 Forfatter Thomas E. Wartenberg
Forlag
Wiley-Blackwell
ISBN 9780470656839
Antall sider 176 Dimensjoner 15,5cm x 22,6cm x 0,9cm
Vekt 238 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Philosophy