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Imprint: Oneworld Publications

Subject: Philosophy

What’s Wrong with Eating People?

33 More Perplexing Philosophy Puzzles

Peter Cave

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!

  • Publication date: July 28, 2008
  • ISBN: 9781851686209
  • RRP: £7.99
  • Pages: 252
  • Publication date: September 1, 2008
  • ISBN: 9781780740737
  • RRP: £5.99
  • Pages: 252

Peter Cave

Writer and broadcaster Peter Cave teaches philosophy for The Open University and City University London. Author of the bestselling Can A Robot Be Human?, he chairs the Humanist Philosophers’ Group, frequently contributes to philosophy journals and magazines, from the academic to the popular, and has presented several philosophy programmes for the BBC. He lives in London.

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