Pooh and the philosophers
Read Online

Pooh and the philosophers

  • 31 Want to read
  • ·
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Methuen in London .
Written in English



  • Great Britain


  • Milne, A. A. 1882-1956 -- Characters -- Winnie-the-Pooh.,
  • Milne, A. A. 1882-1956 -- Philosophy.,
  • Children -- Books and reading -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Children"s stories, English -- History and criticism.,
  • Winnie-the-Pooh (Fictitious character),
  • Teddy bears in literature.,
  • Philosophy in literature.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementJohn Tyerman Williams ; with illustrations by Ernest H. Shepard.
ContributionsShepard, Ernest H. 1879-1976.
LC ClassificationsPR6025.I65 Z976 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination184 p. :
Number of Pages184
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL778640M
ISBN 100413693503
LC Control Number97180077

Download Pooh and the philosophers


Having read The Tao of Pooh and Te of Piglet (Wisdom of Pooh), I came across this book by accident in a bookshop and bought it on impulse. The premise of the book is that the stories of Winnie the Pooh and the House at Pooh Corner contain the whole of western philosophy.4/5(27). Buy Pooh and the Philosophers (Wisdom of Pooh) New edition by Williams, John T., Shepard, E. H. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on /5(23). About the Book. In this witty and entertaining excursion through previously uncharted areas of the world of Pooh, John Tyerman Williams sets out to prove beyond all reasonable doubt that the whole of Western philosophy--from the cosmologists of ancient Greece to existentialism in this century--may be found in Winnie-the-Pooh and The House at Pooh by: 9. This book tells you those ideas and show you how Winnie-the-Pooh expounds on them. My sixteen-year-old son said that reading this book was a great help in keeping straight different philosophers who turned up in Brain Bowl questions.

“If the string breaks, try another piece of string”. Plato and Confucius have nothing on Winnie-the-Pooh, whose words of wisdom rival the world’s greatest philosophers, according to a new study. Pooh And The Philosophers ($; June ; pp.; ): Contending that Pooh, all his protestations to the contrary notwithstanding, is in fact a Bear of Great Brain Indeed, Williams drives an already frayed conceit deeply, deeply into the ground, proposing Pythagorean precepts that presage Poohvian pronouncements, spinning more parallels from Spinoza, digging up Heideggerian. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.   Winnie the Pooh was A. A. Milne’s biggest success — it overshadowed all of his other work as an author. The collection of stories made the teddy bear a fluffy bundle of joy and got him a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame– plus his own Disney adaptation.. Too few of us think back to what we used to read as children and take a moment to reflect on the stories that allowed us to : Flavia Medrut.

  Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Boxid IA Boxid_2 CH Camera Canon EOS 5D Mark II City London Containerid_2 X DonorPages: Winnie-the-Pooh, also called Pooh Bear and Pooh, is a fictional anthropomorphic teddy bear created by English author A. A. Milne.. The first collection of stories about the character was the book Winnie-the-Pooh (), and this was followed by The House at Pooh Corner (). Milne also included a poem about the bear in the children's verse book When We Were Very Young () and many more in Created by: A. A. Milne. Popular Philosophy Books Showing of , The Republic (Paperback) by. The Story of Philosophy: The Lives and Opinions of the World's Greatest Philosophers (Paperback) by. Will Durant (shelved times as philosophy) Rate this book. Clear rating. A genuine tour de force, drawing the reader into the world of the great philosophers with wit, dry humour, incisiveness and insight in a way that, from what at first may seem an unlikely relationship of characters, brings, readability, clarity, and a great sense of wonder from those of us brought up on Pooh as to what a champion of the common man this bear was/5(22).