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30-second philosophies : the 50 most thought-provoking philosophies, each explained in half a minute

Author: Barry Loewer; Stephen Law; Julian Baggini
Publisher: New York : Fall River Press by arrangement with Ivy Press, 2009.
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30-Second Philosophies takes a revolutionary approach to getting a grip of the 50 most significant schools of philosophy.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barry Loewer; Stephen Law; Julian Baggini
ISBN: 9781435109575 1435109570
OCLC Number: 605365901
Description: 160 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: LANGUAGE & LOGIC. Aristotle's syllogisms ; Russell's paradox & Frege's logicism ; profile: Aristotle ; Russell's theory of description ; Frege's puzzle ; Gödel's theorem ; Epimenides' liar paradox ; Eubulides' heap --
SCIENCE & EPISTEMOLOGY. I think therefore I am ; Gettier's counter example ; profile: Karl Popper ; The brain in a vat ; Hume's problem of induction ; Goodman's gruesome riddle ; Popper's conjectures & refutations ; Kuhn's scientific revolutions --
MIND & METAPHYSICS. Descartes mind-body problem ; Brentano's intentionality ; Fodor's language of thought ; Parfit's persons ; profile: René Descartes ; Chalmer's zombies ; Zeno's paradoxes ; Kant's left hand ; Theseus' ship ; Laplace's demon, determinism, & free will ; Ryle's ghost in the machine --
ETHICS & POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY. Aristotle's ethics ; States of nature and the social contract ; Kant's categorical imperative ; profile: Immanuel Kant ; Mill's utilitarianism ; Marx's historical materialism ; The trolley problem --
RELIGION. Aquinas' five ways ; Anselm's ontological argument ; profile: Thomas Aquinas ; Epicurus' riddle ; Paley's watchmaker ; Pascal's wager ; Hume against miracles --
GRAND MOMENTS. Socrates' method ; Plato's cave ; Aristotle's four causes ; Lucretius' atomism ; profile: Ludwig Wittgenstein ; Berkeley's idealism ; Kant's synthetic a priori ; Hegel's dialectic ; James' pragmatism ; Moore's common sense ; Wittgenstein's picture theory of language --
CONTINENTAL PHILOSOPHY. Nietzsche's Superman ; profile: Friedrich Nietzsche ; Derrida's deconstruction ; Heidegger's nothing ; Sartre's bad faith.
Other Titles: Thirty-second philosophies
50 most thought-provoking philosophies
Fifty most thought-provoking philosophies
Responsibility: editor Barry Loewer ; foreword Stephen Law ; contributors Julian Baggini [and others].

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30-Second Philosophies takes a revolutionary approach to getting a grip of the 50 most significant schools of philosophy.

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