Complete Philosophy Files by Stephen Law
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Complete Philosophy Files
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The Complete Philosophy Files

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Complete Philosophy Files by Stephen Law

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Is 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 Details

ISBN: 9781444003345
ISBN-10: 1444003348
Classification: Personal & social issues (Children's / Teenage)
Format: Paperback (197mm x 129mm x 25mm)
Pages: 416
Imprint: Orion Children's Books (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2011
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Great Philosophers by Stephen Law Great Philosophers, Paperback (February 2013)

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Really Really Big Questions About Me by Stephen Law Really Really Big Questions About Me, Hardback (October 2012)

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Believing Bullshit by Stephen Law Believing Bullshit, Paperback (April 2011)

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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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