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The Outer Limits: More Mysteries from the Philosophy Files
Stephen Law
Daniel Postgate
Classification : Others
Pub Date : Jan 01, 2007
Imprint : Orion Childrens
Page Extent : 224
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9781842550625
Price : 499

About the book
Stephen Law follows THE PHILOSOPHY FILES with a second book of philosophical conundrums for teenagers. This time he asks such questions as Do Miracles Happen? Why Do These Words Mean Something? and Do I Know the Sun will Rise Tomorrow?You can dip into the arguments that interest you, in eight chapters where the themes are set up in witty scenarios and then debated. There are wacky thought experiments to work out and a variety of characters appear - some of them Martians. As in THE PHILOSOPHY FILES, there are hundreds of lively cartoons running through the book.Stephen Law is a brilliant communicator with a passion to make young people think for themselves. As the GUARDIAN said: 'It's philosophy in action rather than philosophy in aspic. . . a real philosophy book for kids - which students and adults could enjoy too - finally exists'.

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Stephen Law
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