Book Discussion on Aristotle and an Aardvark Go to Washington

Tom Cathcart and Dan Klein talked about their book, Aristotle and the Aardvark Go to Washington. In the book they analyze political… read more

Tom Cathcart and Dan Klein talked about their book, Aristotle and the Aardvark Go to Washington. In the book they analyze political doublespeak by using philosophical understandings of logic and language analysis as well as humor to decipher what politicians and political pundits are talking about. They analyzed recent and past examples of doublespeak. After the talk they answered questions from members of the audience.

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Book Discussion on Aristotle and an Aardvark Go to Washington

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 23, 2008
Last Aired:
Mar 30, 2008

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  • Feb 23, 2008 | 9:59am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 24, 2008 | 6:57am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 02, 2008 | 5:14pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 03, 2008 | 7:04am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 30, 2008 | 3:16am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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