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Parables and riddles in ancient and modern teaching : Achilles, a hare and two tortoises

Author: Kalman J Kaplan; Matthew B Schwartz
Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne, UK : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2019. ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book is about the difference between parables and riddles, and between different views and definitions of wisdom and various attitudes towards the possibility of its attainment. Both parables and riddles go beyond a simple rote presentation of facts, which may become tedious and likely to be tuned out or rejected. However, there is a major difference between the two. Parables are a dominant form of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kalman J Kaplan; Matthew B Schwartz
ISBN: 9781527516076 1527516075
OCLC Number: 1050956113
Description: xii, 124 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: by Kalman J. Kaplan and Matthew B. Schwartz.

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