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There Exists an X, X is a Sandwich
How do we know when a sandwich is a sandwich? Can we distinguish sandwiches from non-sandwiches, even when we eat them? And how should we categorize hotdogs, gas-station crackers, burritos? Part detective story, and part seminar in deductive logic, There Exists an X examines the sandwich as object of art, existential interlocutor, and source of unexpected meaning. Jensen ...more
Paperback, 102 pages
Published 2012 by Sandwich Bar Press
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Like most people, I haven't thought much about a sandwich past what I wanted on it, but like a hardy piece of meat, this book added another layer to it. Now it makes me wonder what places have been ripping me off with their faux-sandwiches. You know who you are. This book is packed with all sorts of logical proofs, interesting asides and philosophical inquiries, just like great sandwich. And don't forget the fantastic illustrations, which add that extra touch, like the perfect condiment.