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Wednesday, 25 April 2012
Hilarious - and brilliant for revision - the 'Philosophy Powers' action figures are the brainchld or an American Philosophy postgraduate student, Ian Vandewalker. Featuring figures such as 'Angry' Anselm ("made for play greater than which none can be imagined!"), 'Dangerous' Descartes ("with clear and distinct punching action!"), and 'Rough' Russell ("there is an x such that: x is the originator of the theory of definite descriptions: and for y, if y is the originator of definite descriptions, then y is identical to x: and x is unbeatable in combat!"). The greatest thinkers of all time battle it out to the last man...