What's Wrong With Eating People?: 33 More Perplexing Philosophy Puzzles

What's Wrong With Eating People?: 33 More Perplexing Philosophy Puzzles

by Peter Cave

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What's Wrong With Eating People?: 33 More Perplexing Philosophy Puzzles by Peter Cave

With the aid of tall stories, jokes, common sense and bizarre insights, Cave engages the reader in a romp through the best bits of philosophical thought. Tackling some of life’s most important questions, his brilliant puzzles that will keep you pondering throughout the night. From encounters with bears (ethical dilemmas) to talking turkeys (the problem of induction), Cave storms through philosophy’s classic conundrums with rapier wit and wisdom. Illustrated with quirky cartoons throughout, What's Wrong With Eating People? leaves no stone unturned, covering a smorgasbord of topics including logic, ethics, art and politics. It is a great stocking-filler for anyone, of any age, who loves a mental workout!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781780740737
Publisher: Oneworld Publications
Publication date: 09/01/2008
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 272
File size: 994 KB

About the Author

Peter Cave is a lecturer in philosophy at The Open University and City University, London. He frequently contributes to philosophy magazines and journals, from the serious to the fun, lectures around the world, and has scripted and presented philosophy programmes for the BBC.

Writer and broadcaster Peter Cave teaches philosophy for The Open University and City University, London. He chairs the Humanist Philosopher s Group and is often in debate, talking about paradoxes,' while arguing for good reasoning, especially in ethical, political and religious life. He frequently contributes to philosophy magazine, from the serious to the fun, lectures abroad, and introduced BBC radio listeners to a paradoxical fair of fun.

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