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Allhoff, Fritz

Christmas - Philosophy for Everyone: Better Than a Lump of Coal

Allhoff, Fritz - Christmas - Philosophy for Everyone: Better Than a Lump of Coal, ebook

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From Santa, elves and Ebenezer Scrooge, to the culture wars and virgin birth, Christmas - Philosophy for Everyone explores a host of philosophical issues raised by the practices and beliefs surrounding Christmas.


  • Offers thoughtful and humorous philosophical insights into the most widely celebrated holiday in the Western world

  • Contributions come from a wide range of disciplines, including philosophy, theology, religious studies, English literature, cognitive science and moral psychology

  • The essays cover a wide range of Christmas themes, from a defence of the miracle of the virgin birth to the relevance of Christmas to atheists and pagans

Keywords: Santa Claus, holidays, consumerism, religion, philosophy of religion, Christianity, Jesus, wise men

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Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2010
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Philosophy for Everyone
Page amount
256 pages
Category
Philosophy
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781444341454
Printed ISBN
9781444330908

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