Plato and a Platypus Walk into a Bar Quotes
Outrageously funny, Plato and a Platypus Walk into a Bar... has been a breakout bestseller ever since authors – and born vaudevillians – Thomas Cathcart and Daniel Klein did their schtick on NPR’s Weekend Edition.
Moses trudges down from Mt. Sinai, tablets in hand, and announces to the assembled multitudes: 'I’ve got good news and I’ve got bad news. The good news is I got Him down to ten. The bad news is adultery is still in.'
Students wandering into a philosophy class are usually hoping to gain some perspective on, say, the meaning of it all, but then some rumpled guy in mismatched tweeds ambles up to the podium and starts lecturing on the meaning of 'meaning'.
Much of the philosophy of mathematics is quite technical and difficult. The only thing you really need to know is that, when it comes to mathematics, there are three kinds of people: those who can count and those who can’t.