Socrates Cafe A Fresh Taste of Philosophy by Christopher Phillips | 247.05 KB
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Title: Socrates Café: A Fresh Taste of Philosophy
Author: Christopher Phillips
“A bracing, rollicking read about the spark that ignites when people start asking meaningful questions.” ― O Magazine Christopher Phillips is a person on a mission: to revive the love of questions that Socrates impressed way back in historical Athens. “Like a Johnny Appleseed with a master’s degree, Phillips has gallivanted back and forth across America, to cafés and coffee shops, senior centers, assisted-living complexes, prisons, libraries, day-care centers, elementary and high schools, and churches, forming lasting communities of inquiry” ( Utne Reader ). Phillips not solely presents the basics of philosophical thought on this “charming, Philosophy for Dummies -type guide” ( USA Today ); he additionally recollects what led him to start out his itinerant program and re-creates a number of the most invigorating classes, which come to disclose typically shocking, typically profound reflections on the which means of affection, friendship, work, rising previous, and others amongst Life’s Big Questions. “How to Start Your Own Socrates Café” information included.