I am, Therefore I Think
Philosophers Answer Your Questions About Love, Nothingness and Everything Else ...
By (author) Alexander George
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I am, Therefore I Think by Alexander George
Book DescriptionWhat is like to be another person? Why is stupidity not painful? Is it possible for a human ever to do a selfless act? Do chimpanzees really enjoy eating bananas? How can an exception ever prove a rule? Everyone confronts philosophical issues, so why shouldn't everyone have access to a philosopher? In this wise and witty book, forty philosophers from universities around the world answer real readers' most difficult questions. They address dilemmas and queries on every subject, from adultery and the afterlife, to ethics and existentialism, God, sex, suicide and war. They even address the question, 'Why can't philosophers agree?' This is an entertaining and jargon-free exploration of the philosophy of everyday life.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780340923887
(197mm x 128mm x 18mm)
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton General Division
Publish Date: 26-May-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Alexander George
Everlasting Check, Hardback (January 2016)
Alexander George s lucid interpretation of Hume s Of Miracles provides fresh insights into this provocative text, explaining the concepts and claims involved. He also shows why Hume s argument fails to engage with committed religious thought and why philosophical argumentation so often proves ineffective in shaking people s deeply held beliefs."
What Should I Do?, Paperback (January 2011)
Life throws moral questions at us every day - about our family, social, and working relationships, about what the fair or decent thing to do is, about how society should be run. In this book a panel of distinguished philosophers offer lively and enlightening answers to a wide range of challenging questions submitted by members of the public.
Sense and Nonsensibility, Paperback (August 2004)
Two widely published humour columnists and 'bad boys' of academia take their wit and wisdom to dazzling new lows in this irreverent send-up of highbrow literary culture.
Leaders and Their Followers in a Dangerous World, Hardback (March 2004)» View all books by Alexander George
"Post is a pioneer in the field of political-personality profiling. He may be the only psychiatrist who has specialized in the self-esteem problems of both Osama bin Laden and Saddam Hussein."-The New Yorker "Policy specialists and academic...
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Author Biography - Alexander George
Alexander George holds a chair of philosophy at Amherst College, New York.
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