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Goldstein is a highly regarded philosopher who also happens to be a distinguished novelist, and her manifold talents are on display in this entertaining and thought-provoking book about the relevance of philosophy in the 21st century.

Through Plato's dialogues with a diverse cast of modern-day characters, we learn that the value of philosophy isn't necessarily in the answers that it provides but the questions that it poses.  

Plato at the Googleplex: Why Philosophy Won't Go Away by Rebecca Goldstein (Vintage) Recommended by Brian at Malaprops Bookstore Asheville NC