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Where did the universe come from? Is time travel possible? Is it morally acceptable to design babies genetically? If you have ever asked yourself such questions, then you have already begun to think philosophically. This book is for those who wish to explore further.
Twenty-five philosophical chewing points...are presented and debated in jolly, demotic dialogues, intended as a sort of mental workout and beginner's guide - Sunday Telegraph
Where Did the Universe Come From?
What's Wrong with Gay Sex?
Is Time Travel Possible?
Into the Lair of the Relavist
Could a Machine Think?
Does God Exist?
The Strange Case of the Rational Dentist
But Is It Art?
Can We Have Morality without God and Religion?
Is Creationism Scientific?
The Consciousness Conundrum
Why Expect the Sun to Rise Tomorrow?
Do We Ever Deserve to Be Punished?
The Meaning Mystery
Killing Mary to Save Jodie
The Strange Realm of Numbers
What Is Knowledge?
Is Morality Like a Pair of Spectacles?
Should You Be Eating That?
Brain Transplants, "Teleportation," and the Puzzle of Personal Identity
Miracles and the Supernatural
How to Spot Eight Everyday Reasoning Errors
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ISBN: 9780747232711 ISBN-10: 0747232717 Audience:
Number Of Pages: 304 Published: August 2005 Publisher: Headline Publishing Group Country of Publication: GB Dimensions (cm): 19.7 x 12.6
Weight (kg): 0.22
Edition Number: 1