The Ecumenical Cruise and Other Three-Legged Chicken Philosophy Tales
Walter BeneschISBN: 1932053077;
Book DescriptionClassic paradoxes of philosophy and theology are combined with cutting-edge humor in Walter Benesch?s collection of short stories, The Ecumenical Cruise and Other Three-Legged Chicken Philosophy Tales. The book is the lead title in the outstanding initial list of Nonetheless Press. Benesch, professor emeritus of philosophy at the University of Alaska, Fairbanks, has taught and written extensively on the subjects of comparative philosophy and religion. His subjects take unusual twists in his new book, including: · A debate between a doughnut and a doughnut hole on the differences between ?nothingness? and ?emptiness?, in the story Satori at the Doughnut Shop. · A queen?s rebellion againstthe religious tradition that when women die they are recycled again as women, whereas men and stallions go to paradise, in Queen Vashti Goes to Heaven. · A bed bug?s discussion of the consequences of drinking a single...
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