Imagine Plato as a wrestling superstar of ancient Greece, Nietzsche as the original ubermensch, and Bohidharma as the grand master of kung fu. These are not just great thinkers they also make great comics. Action Philosophers details the lives and thoughts of history's A-list brain trust in... read more
“When you think of a "philosopher", odds are you think of a brainy, tweedy guy writing in a cafe, sucking down coffee and cigarettes, engaging in heated metaphysical debates with his intellectual buddies when really what you're thinking of is Action Philosopher #14: Jean-Paul Sartre.”
“In return for the trouble you have taken to teach me the Hebrew language, I am quite willing to show you how to excommunicate me.”Baruch Spinoza
“Rather than have seen it failed, I would have seen half the earth desolated.”Thomas Jefferson re the French Revolution
“If I were to say that the so-called philosophy of this fellow Hegel is a colossal piece of mystification with an inexhaustible theme for laughter at our times, that it is a pseudo-philosophy paralyzing all mental powers, stifling all real thinking I should be quite right. Further, if I were to say that this summus philosophus scribbled nonsense quite unlike any mortal before him so that whoever could read him without feeling as if he were in a madhouse would qualify as an inmate for bedlam, I should be no less right.”Arthur Schopenhauer
“The height of audacity in stringing together senseless and extravagant mazes of words was finally reached in Hegel with a result which will appear fabulous to posterity as a monument of German stupidity.”Arthur Schopenhauer
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