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Philosophy bites

Author: David Edmonds; Nigel Warburton
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Edmonds and Warburton challenged some of the world's leading philosophers to hold forth on their favorite topics for their podcast, Philosophy bites. The result is a book that give unexpected insights into hot topics spanning ethics, politics, metaphysics, aesthetics, and the meaning of life.
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Genre/Form: Interviews
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Edmonds; Nigel Warburton
ISBN: 9780199576326 0199576327 9780199694662 0199694664
OCLC Number: 587229738
Notes: Transcripts of podcast interviews.
Description: xxiv, 244 p. ; 21 cm.
Contents: What is philosophy? --
Ethics. Julian Savulescu on 'Yuk!' --
Simon Blackburn on relativism --
Peter Singer on animals --
Michael Sandel on sport and enhancement --
Alexander Nehamas on friendship --
Politics. --
Kwame Anthony Appiah on cosmopolitanism --
Miranda Fricker on credibility and discrimination --
Anne Phillips on multiculturalism --
Will Kymlicka on minority rights --
Wendy Brown on tolerance --
Metaphysics and mind. --
A.W. Moore on infinity --
David Papineau on scientific realism --
Barry Stroud on scepticism --
Hugh Mellor on time --
Tim Crane on mind and body --
Timothy Williamson on vagueness --
Aesthetics. --
Derek Matravers on the definition of art --
Alain de Botton on the aesthetics of architecture --
Barry C. Smith on wine --
Alex Neill on the paradox of tragedy --
God, atheism, and the meaning of life. --
Don Cupitt on non-realism about God --
John Cottingham on the meaning of life --
Stephen Law on the problem of evil --
Keith Ward on Eastern and Western idealism --
A.C. Grayling on atheism.
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Philosophy Bites is a selection of the best interviews from the hugely successful podcast of the same name. Leading philosophers discuss a wide range of philosophical issues, from ethics to  Read more...

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an excellent sampler of key philosophical issues: succinct and enlightening. The Guardian

 
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