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Teaching Plato in Palestine Philosophy in a Divided World

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ISBN-10: 1400883490

ISBN-13: 9781400883493

Edition: 2015 (Revised)

Authors: Carlos Fraenkel, Michael Walzer

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Teaching Plato in Palestine is part intellectual travelogue, part plea for integrating philosophy into our personal and public life. Philosophical toolkit in tow, Carlos Fraenkel invites readers on a tour around the world as he meets students at Palestinian and Indonesian universities, lapsed Hasidic Jews in New York, teenagers from poor neighborhoods in Brazil, and the descendants of Iroquois warriors in Canada. They turn to Plato and Aristotle, al-Ghazālī and Maimonides, Spinoza and Nietzsche for help to tackle big questions: Does God exist? Is piety worth it? Can violence be justified? What is social justice and how can we get there? Who should rule? And how shall we deal with the legacy…    
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Book details

List price: $19.95
Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 11/22/2016
Binding: E-Book 
Pages: 240
Language: English