Pooh and the Philosophers

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Pooh and the Philosophers
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Author John Tyerman Williams
Publisher Dutton Books
Publication date
1995

Pooh and the Philosophers is a 1995 book by John Tyerman Williams, purporting to show how all of Western philosophy from the last 3,000 years was a long preparation for Winnie the Pooh.[1] It was published in 1995 by Dutton in the United States and by Methuen in the United Kingdom, using A. A. Milne's fictional bear Winnie-the-Pooh, and is both humorous and intellectual.

Content[edit]

The first chapter, entitled "What this book is about" the author explains how philosophy fits into Pooh. Then, throughout the rest of the book Williams explains a number of philosophical theories using many different Pooh quotations such as René Descartes's "I think therefore I am" and takes them down to a very simple level.

Related works[edit]

  • Pooh and the Magicians (originally Pooh and the Ancient Mysteries)
  • Pooh and the Psychologists

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Mark Kingwell (1 January 1999). Marginalia: A Cultural Reader. Penguin Books. p. 207. ISBN 978-0-14-028699-1. 

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