The Complete Philosophy Files
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Complete Philosophy Files by Stephen Law
Book DescriptionIs there a God, should I eat meat, where does the universe come from, could I live for ever as a robot? These are the big questions readers will be wrestling with in this thoroughly enjoyable book. Dip into any chapter and you will find lively scenarios and dialogues to take you through philosophical puzzles ancient and modern, involving virtual reality, science fiction and a host of characters from this and other planets. The text is interspersed on every page with lively cartoons, and there is a list of philosophical jargon at the end. Stephen Law has a gift for communicating complex ideas. He offers few answers, but his unstuffy, highly personal approach will have the reader thinking and arguing with as much pleasure as he does himself.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781444003345
(197mm x 131mm x 25mm)
Imprint: Orion Children's Books (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
Publisher: Hachette Children's Group
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2011
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Stephen Law
Really Really Big Questions About Science, Hardback (August 2014)
A cool and unique way to open children's minds, train their brains and get them thinking
Great Philosophers, Paperback (February 2013)
Avoiding the technical jargon and complex logic associated with most books on philosophy, Law brings the thoughts of these great thinkers, from Confucius and Buddha to Wittgenstein and Sartre, to life.
Really Really Big Questions, Paperback (February 2012)
An unusual and fun introduction to philosophy.
Believing Bullshit, Paperback (April 2011)» View all books by Stephen Law
Includes an insightful critique that helps immunize readers against the wiles of cultists, religious and political zealots, conspiracy theorists, and various other nutcases by clearly setting out the tricks of the trade by which such insidious belief systems are created and sustained.
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Author Biography - Stephen Law
Stephen Law was a school dropout who became a postman in Cambridge, then took a degree in philosophy at Oxford, becoming a Junior Research Fellow at the Queen's College. He now teaches philosophy at Heythrop College, University of London. He has published a number of books including THE PHILOSOPHY FILES and THE PHILOSOPHY GYM..
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