By Richard Brian Davis

The best better half 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 young 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 pale away, and a White Queen who lives backwards and recollects forwards? Is all of it simply nonsense? was once Carroll lower than the impact? This e-book probes the deeper underlying which means within the Alice books, and divulges a global wealthy with philosophical existence classes. Tapping into a number of the maximum philosophical minds that ever lived?Aristotle, Hume, Hobbes, and Nietzsche?Alice in Wonderland and Philosophy explores life's final questions throughout the eyes of possibly the main endearing heroine in all of literature.

* appears at compelling concerns comparable to notion and truth in addition to how good judgment fares in an international of lunacy, the Mad Hatter, clocks, and temporal passage
* bargains new insights into favourite Alice in Wonderland characters and scenes, together with the Mad Hatter and his tea social gathering, the violent Queen of Hearts, and the grinning Cheshire Cat

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

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