Join 14-year-old Ian Pinkle through a series of strange experiences in this narrative exploration of philosophy. With the guidance of his mentor, the mysterious “Old Man,” Ian, along with his parents and best friends, faces questions on major topics in philosophy: identity, knowledge, God, free will. By first presenting one view on the issues then proceeding to question that belief, this novel encourages readers to draw their own conclusions along with Ian.
Jack gives an overview of the book:
Jack graduated from Stanford University in 1995 with Honors in Human Biology. He went on to earn a Masters Degree in Philosophy from California State University, Long Beach graduating Summa Cum Laude. Following a six-year stint teaching philosophy and ethics at De Anza...