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Philosophers' Dogs: How history's greatest thinkers stole ideas from their four-legged friends
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Philosophers' Dogs: How history's greatest thinkers stole ideas from their four-legged friends (Hardback)

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Synopsis

Each and every human philosopher since time immemorial has stolen their best ideas and insights from their four-legged friends. Not only that, but they've shamelessly changed and altered their dogs' original thoughts to make them sound more human (read: more foolish).



Philosophers' Dogs is the groundbreaking volume that will set the record straight and, in doing so, shake the very foundations of both Western and Eastern philosophy. Featuring beautiful illustrations alongside meticulous research and historical fact,* it follows the trials, tribulations and tail-wagging of the dogs owned by famous philosophers and essayists, and presents to readers the unadulterated real histories of the true masters of enlightenment.



A vital addition to the bookshelves of philosophy students, dog lovers and anyone with an interest in THE TRUTH, Philosophers' Dogs is also packed with genuine quotes hitherto (wrongly) attributed to minds such as Karl Marx, Ayn Rand, Socrates and Simone de Beauvoir.



*Not necessarily historical or factual.

HumourPhilosophy, Psychology & Social Sciences Publisher: Unbound Publication Date: 11/11/2021 ISBN-13: 9781800180666  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Samuel Dodson is a writer based in London. He is the co-founder of the Nothing in the Rulebook creative collective (@NITRB_Tweets). @InstantIdealism Rosie Benson is an artist and illustrator based in the north of England. @RosieBensonArt

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Customer Reviews

Hilarious, side-splittingly funny writing alongside beautiful illustrations - this is a brilliant book for philosophers, dog lovers, and just generally anyone who loves a good laugh or a particularly juicy pun. What's impressive is the grasp of genuine philosophy - I cam away from the book having actually learned some background and philosophical ideas while also having a rip-roaringly good time doing so. Thoroughly recommended!

- 24/12/2021
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This is a lovingly crafted book, which is both an excellent, pithy introduction to numerous major philosophers and their ideas, and a light-hearted, silly celebration of humanity’s four-legged friends. A fabulous little gift for dog lovers (especially those with enquiring minds!). Highly recommended! P.S. There are also charming, original – and often comical! – illustrations throughout. See the front cover for a great example of this.

- 28/11/2021
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