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Nasty, brutish, and short : adventures in philosophy with kids / Scott Hershovitz.

Hershovitz, Scott,(author.).
Book Book (2022.)
Description: pages cm
Publisher: New York : Penguin Press, 2022.
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  • ISBN: 9781984881816 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 1984881817 (hardcover)
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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"From a Michigan professor of law and philosophy, a thought-provoking investigation into life's ... Read More
Citation: Hershovitz, Scott. "Nasty, brutish, and short : adventures in philosophy with kids." New York : Penguin Press, 2022.
 
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520 . ‡a"From a Michigan professor of law and philosophy, a thought-provoking investigation into life's biggest questions with the help of great philosophers old and new-including his two young children. Like any new parent, Scott Hershovitz closely observed his two young sons, Rex and Hank, from their early days. From the time they could talk, he noticed that they raised philosophical questions and were determined to answer them. Children find the world a puzzling place, so they try to puzzle it out. Often, that leads to profound insight. Sometimes, they recreated ancient arguments. Sometimes, they advanced novel views. Kids are natural philosophers, Hershovitz realized. Indeed, they are some of the best around. With great humor and storytelling, Hershovitz follows an agenda set by Rex and Hank, canvassing pressing questions about rights, revenge, authority, sex, gender, race, knowledge, truth, and other daunting mysteries most grown-ups mostly ignore. Through the lens of his sons' curiosity, Hershovitz takes us on an engaging tour through contemporary and classic philosophy. We all want our children to think deeply about themselves, the world around them, and their place within it. Hershovitz calls on us to support our kids' philosophical adventures. But more than that, he challenges us to join up to them, so that we can become better, more discerning thinkers and recapture some of the wonder kids have at the world"-- ‡cProvided by publisher.
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