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Philosophical Tales by Martin Cohen
Book DescriptionEnlightening and entertaining, Philosophical Tales examines a few of the fascinating biographical details of history's greatest philosophers (alas, mostly men) and highlights their contributions to the field. By applying the true philosophical approach to philosophy itself, the text provides us with a refreshing 'alternative history' of philosophy. * Opens up new philosophical debate by applying the true philosophical approach to philosophy itself * Provides summaries of the most celebrated and philosophically interesting tales, their backgrounds, and assessments of the leading players * Explores philosophers and schools of thought in one key philosophical text to supply a solid grounding in philosophical ideas and individuals * Shakes some of the foundations of philosophy with the aim of encouraging the reinvigoration of philosophy itself
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781405140362
(236mm x 165mm x 27mm)
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 4-Apr-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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This title introduces readers to philosophy in an entertaining but informative and stimulating way. Using philosophical puzzles, conundrums and paradoxes, Cohen skilfully unwraps some of the mysteries of the subject, from what we know - or think we know - to brainteasing thought experiments about ethics, science, and the nature of the mind.
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Author Biography - Martin Cohen
Martin Cohen is a teacher and writer specializing in philosophy, ethics and education, with a special interest in computing. His books include 101 Philosophy Problems (2nd edn., 2001), Political Philosophy (2001), 101 Ethical Dilemmas (2003), and Wittgenstein's Beetle and Other Classic Thought Experiments (Blackwell, 2005). He has been editor of The Philosopher since 1995.
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