What's Wrong with Eating People?

Pages: 252
Subject: Philosophy
Imprint: Oneworld
Illustrations: Illustrations

What's Wrong with Eating People?

33 More Perplexing Philosophy Puzzles

Peter Cave

A sequel to Can a Robot be Human?, this book engages the reader in a romp through the best bits of philosophical thought. With the aid of tall stories, jokes, common sense and bizarre insights, it tackles some of life's most important questions and introduces the puzzles that can keep you pondering throughout the night.
Paperback
9781851686209 (28 Jul 2008)
RRP £7.99 / US$12.95

The Book

In this stunning sequel to last Christmas's bestselling surprise hit, Can a Robot be Human?, Peter Cave once again engages the reader in a romp through the best bits of philosophical thought. With the aid of tall stories, jokes, common sense and bizarre insights, Cave tackles some of life's most important questions and introduces the puzzles that will keep you pondering throughout the night.





From encounters with bears (ethical dilemmas) to talking turkeys (the problem of induction), Cave storms through philosophy's classic conundrums with rapier wit and wisdom. Illustrated with quirky cartoons throughout, What's Wrong With Eating People? leaves no stone unturned, covering a smorgasbord of topics including logic, ethics, art and politics. It will provide a perfect gift for anyone who puzzles about the world!

Additional Information

Subject Philosophy
Pages 252
Imprint Oneworld
Illustrations Illustrations

 

About the Author

Peter Cave is a lecturer in philosophy at The Open University and City University, London. He frequently contributes to philosophy magazines and journals, from the serious to the fun, lectures around the world, and has scripted and presented philosophy programmes for the BBC.

Reviews

"Cave is not just a very gifted philosopher, he's also clear, captivating and funny too." Stephen Law, Author of The Philosophy Gym and editor of Think

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