The Big Questions: Philosophy

The Big Questions: Philosophy

by Simon Blackburn
     
 

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Bestselling author Simon Blackburn tackles the key questions in philosophy--and provides easy-to-understand and enlightening answers.

In Big Questions: Philosophy, bestselling author Simon Blackburn addresses the 20 essential questions:

What is the meaning of life? Am I free? Why is there something and not nothing? What do we really know? Is there

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Bestselling author Simon Blackburn tackles the key questions in philosophy--and provides easy-to-understand and enlightening answers.

In Big Questions: Philosophy, bestselling author Simon Blackburn addresses the 20 essential questions:

What is the meaning of life? Am I free? Why is there something and not nothing? What do we really know? Is there such a thing as society? Can machines think? What is time? How can I deceive myself? Why be good? What fills up space? Can we truly understand each other? Why do things keep on keeping on? Are we rational? What am I? What are my rights? Is truth relative? Do we need God? What is human nature? What is beauty? Is death to be feared?

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781623652111
Publisher:
Quercus
Publication date:
11/05/2013
Sold by:
Hachette Digital, Inc.
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
706,497
File size:
2 MB

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Meet the Author

Simon Blackburn is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Cambridge, Research Professor of Philosophy at the University of North Carolina and one of the most distinguished philosophers writing today. He is the author of the bestselling books The Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy, Think, Being Good, Lust, Truth: A Guide for the Perplexed and How to Read Hume.

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