What Philosophers Think (Compact)

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780826484741
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
  • Publication date: 5/10/2005
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 5.06 (w) x 7.81 (h) x 0.53 (d)

Meet the Author

Julian Baggini is co-editor (with Jeremy Stangroom) of The Philosophers' Magazine (www.philosophers.co.uk), Great Thinkers A-Z (2004) and New British Philosophy: The Interviews (2002). He is also the author of The Pig That Wants to be Eaten and What's It All About? Philosophy and the Meaning of Life (both Granta, 2005).

Jeremy Stangroom is co-editor, with Julian Baggini, of The Philosophers' Magazine and co-author of Do You Think What You Think You Think? (Granta, 2006), What Philosophers Think and Great Thinkers A-Z. He and Ophelia Benson are co-authors of Why Truth Matters and The Dictionary of Fashionable Nonsense (Souvenir, 2004).

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Table of Contents

Peter Singer on Darwin and ethics Janet Radcliffe Richards on Darwin, nature and hubris Helena Cronin on evolutionary psychology Richard Dawkins on genes and determinism Alan Sokal on science and relativism Edward O. Wilson on science as the new philosophy Russell Stannard on science and religion John Harris on science, ethics and society Don Cupitt on the non-realist god Richard Swinburne on freedom and evil Peter Vardy on philosophy of religion Mary Midgley on Murdoch and morality Stuart Hampshire on justice and conflict Roger Scruton on art's value Mary Warnock on women philosophers Ray Monk on the dark side Ted Honderich on free will John Searle on realism Jonathan Rée on beyond realism and anti-realism Simon Blackburn on language matters Michael Dummett on truth and meaning Hilary Putnam on being out of our heads.

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