paradoxes, Peter Cave introduces some of life's
most important questions with tales and tall
stories, reasons and arguments, common sense
and bizarre conclusions. From speedy tortoises
to getting into heaven, paradoxes and puzzles
give rise to some of the most exciting problems
in philosophy—from logic to ethics and from
art to politics. Illustrated with quirky cartoons
throughout, Can A Robot Be Human? takes the
reader on a taster tour of the most interesting and
delightful parts of philosophy. It's for everyone who
puzzles about the world!
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"A chirpy introduction to philosophy through thought-experiments and paradoxes."
"Lightly written, but definitely no dumbing down. A simulating read, the subject ranges wide and far."
"With its wonderful varied selection of topics, plus Cave's admirable lightness of touch, this is one of the most entertaining and thought provoking books I've come across in years. So stop messing around with trivia like Sudoku and give your brain a real treat by buying this book."