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Breakfast with Socrates

an extraordinary (philosophical) journey through your ordinary day
  • 237 Pages
  • 1.32 MB
  • 4462 Downloads
  • English
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Free Press , New York
StatementRobert Rowland Smith
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBD431 .S589 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 237 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24487859M
ISBN 101439148678
ISBN 139781439148679, 9781439171882
LC Control Number2009033986

Not only does Breakfast with Socrates cover the basic arguments of philosophy, it brings an irresistible, insouciant charm to its big questions, waking us up to the richest possible range of ideas on how to live.

Neither breakfast, lunch, nor dinner will ever be the same again/5(20). Have breakfast with Socrates, go to work with Nietzsche, head to the gym with Foucault, then have sex with Ovid (or Simone de Beauvoir).

Former Oxford Philosophy Fellow Robert Rowland Smith whisks you through an ordinary day with history's most extraordinary thinkers, explaining what they might have to say about your routine/5().

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Breakfast With Socrates Review. Breakfast With Socrates is easily the most practical and approachable introduction to philosophy I’ve ever seen. If your gut reaction to all things philosophy is “Yuck!” then this book is for you. And if you’re a fan already, you can discover new philosophic angles.

The book's first sentence does not inspire confidence: "Given that Socrates was assassinated by poison, you might think twice before accepting his invitation to breakfast." But is "assassination Author: Theodore Dalrymple. Not only does Breakfast with Socrates cover the basic arguments of philosophy, it brings an irresistible, insouciant charm to its big questions, waking us up to the richest possible range of ideas on how to live.

Neither breakfast, lunch, nor dinner will ever be the same ed on: Ma Breakfast With Socrates: The philosophy of everyday life - Kindle edition by Smith, Robert Rowland. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Breakfast With Socrates: The philosophy of everyday life/5(28).

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About Robert Rowland Smith Robert Rowland Smith is a valuable member of the Independent and London Evening Standard and an ex-Oxford Philosophy Fellow. Breakfast With Socrates An Extraordinary (philosophical) Journey Through your Ordinary Day (Book): Smith, Robert Rowland: Have breakfast with Socrates, go to work with Nietzsche, head to the gym with Foucault, then have sex with Ovid (or Simone de Beauvoir).

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Breakfast with Socrates () whips you through a normal day with commentary from history’s most venerated thinkers, explaining exactly how their major contributions to philosophy, psychology, sociology and theology impact your daily routine: wake up with Descartes, brace yourself for a world of Freudian conflict, and when you go to work, either submit to Marx’s.

In Breakfast with Socrates, Robert Rowland Smith brought the power of philosophy down to earth by proving, in a very engaging and entertaining way, that human moments meet big ideas on a regular basis. Now Smith offers the natural offspring of that book, expanding the “day in a life” concept to life as a whole in Driving with Plato.

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Eggs with Bacon. Or spend a day with Socrates, Mill, Herodotus, or Kant, able to pick their brains about the most mundane Free shipping over $ Located in Malia, Socrates Hotel is near the beach. Star Beach Water Park and Crete Golf Club are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Stalis Beach.

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This book and the work that went with it created a school of interpretations of Socrates and of Plato vis-à-vis Socrates, thoughts about how we should understand Socratic method and so on, which dominated a large part of Anglo-American (less so European) ancient philosophy for a.

A journey through an ordinary day in the company of some extraordinary ideas - the book of the Frankfurt Book Fair that's already destined to be an international bestseller.

Have breakfast with Socrates, go to work with Nietzsche, head to the gym with Foucault, then have sex with Ovid (or Simone de Beauvoir). Former Oxford Philosophy Fellow Robert Rowland Smith whisks you through an ordinary day with history's most extraordinary thinkers, explaining what they might have to say about your routine.

Breakfast with Socrates explains what history’s greatest thinkers would say about everything we do each day, from heading to work, through going to the gym, making dinner and falling back to sleep.

We rarely think about how these everyday activities relate to wider ideas about the world, but Robert Rowland Smith illuminates the connections. Breakfast With Socrates takes you through an ordinary day in the company of extraordinary minds, by linking each part of it to the core message of one of several great philosophers throughout history, such as Descartes, Nietzsche, Marx and even Buddha.

What a cool idea. No wonder this book has been translated into 20 languages. Cambridge academic’s new book disputes that atheism is a ‘modern invention’ and sets out evidence that ‘disbelief in the supernatural is as old as the hills’ Breakfast With Socrates. Buy Breakfast With Socrates: The philosophy of everyday life By Robert Rowland Smith, in Very Good condition.

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Neither breakfast, lunch, nor dinner will ever be the same again.1/5. Located in Skala, a 2-minute walk from Skala Beach, Socrates Studios features a restaurant and views of the garden. Located in Skala, a 2-minute walk from Skala Beach, Socrates Studios features a restaurant and views of the garden.

Did not book breakfast but evening meals were very good wide choice plus specials. all staff very friendly and /10(34). Breakfast with Socrates A philosophy journey through your ordinary day.

Robert Rowland Smith, formerly a Prize Fellow at All Soul's College, Oxford, writes about philosophy, literature and. Book the Hotel Socrates - Stay at this 3-star business-friendly hotel in Athens.

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It is Socrates who first declared, "No, it isn't." And after. reading Robert Rowland Smith's new book Breakfast With Socrates: An. Extraordinary (Philosophical) Journey Through Your Ordinary Day, you. might just agree. Smith moves from commuting to running errands to working out in the.

gym - all the commonplace mile markers in a typical day - and.A daily breakfast buffet is served at the property, which also houses an à-la-carte restaurant featuring Mediterranean and regional cuisine. A supermarket is mi away. Guests seeking relaxation can enjoy hiking and cycling in the area or lounge on the sun terrace/10().Breakfast with Socrates: An Extraordinary (Philosophical) Journey Through Your Ordinary Day - eBook () by Robert Rowland Smith Hear about sales, receive special offers & more.

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