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The Complete Philosophy Files
Stephen Law
Daniel Postgate
Classification : Religion & Philosophy
Pub Date : Sep 01, 2011
Imprint : Orion Children’s Books
Page Extent : 400
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9781444003345
Price : 650

About the book

Is there a God, should I eat meat, where does the universe come from, could I live for ever as a robot? These are the big questions readers will be wrestling with in this thoroughly enjoyable book. Dip into any chapter and you will find lively scenarios and dialogues to take you through philosophical puzzles ancient and modern, involving virtual reality, science fiction and a host of characters from this and other planets. The text is interspersed on every page with lively cartoons, and there is a list of philosophical jargon at the end..


Stephen Law has a gift for communicating complex ideas. He offers few answers, but his unstuffy, highly personal approach will have the reader thinking and arguing with as much pleasure as he does himself.


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I can't recommend this reissue highly enough ... It's funny, energetic and creative
     
Stephen Law
Daniel Postgate