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The Philosophy Gym : 25 Short Adventures in Thinking - Stephen Law

The Philosophy Gym : 25 Short Adventures in Thinking

Paperback

Published: August 2005
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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?
Brain-Snatched
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?
Designer Babies
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
Seven Paradoxes
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ISBN: 9780747232711
ISBN-10: 0747232717
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 304
Published: August 2005
Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.7 x 12.9  x 1.9
Weight (kg): 0.21
Edition Number: 1