A Beginner's Guide to Reality

A Beginner's Guide to Reality

by Jim Baggott
     
 

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A Beginner's Guide to Reality is an introduction to philosophy for people who don't read philosophy. Jim Baggott's sources range from Aristotle to The Matrix. He examines the major developments in Western philosophical thought on the nature of reality, at each of three levels - social, perceptual and physical. (Do money, colour, or photons exist?) The book… See more details below

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A Beginner's Guide to Reality is an introduction to philosophy for people who don't read philosophy. Jim Baggott's sources range from Aristotle to The Matrix. He examines the major developments in Western philosophical thought on the nature of reality, at each of three levels - social, perceptual and physical. (Do money, colour, or photons exist?) The book systematically investigates these levels, peeling away the assumptions we make about those parts of reality that we take for granted.

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ISBN-13:
9780141042329
Publisher:
Penguin UK
Publication date:
09/01/2005
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
748,481
File size:
2 MB

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