The Nonsense of Kant and Lewis Carroll: Unexpected Essays on Philosophy, Art, Life, and Death

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Imagine if it were Kant and not Alice that fell into the rabbit s hole. This is the challenge of the lead essay in Ben-Ami Scharfstein s outstanding new collection of essays. In exploring such a comical possibility, Scharfstein discovers unexpected and remarkable parallels between Kant and Lewis Carroll as authors, and their most famous works. He thus sets the stage for his wide-ranging approach to comparative philosophy in which context is everything but always incomplete and elusive. Thus the essays tackle the question of ...

The Nonsense of Kant and Lewis Carroll: Unexpected Essays on Philosophy, Art, Life, and Death 2014, University of Chicago Press

ISBN-13: 9780226105758

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