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Zeno and the tortoise : how to think like a philosopher

Author: Nicholas Fearn
Publisher: New York : Grove Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For those who don't know the difference between Lucretius's spear and Hume's fork, "Zeno and the Tortoise" explains not just who each philosopher was, but exactly how he came to think in the way he  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Introductions
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas Fearn
ISBN: 0802139175 9780802139177 0871138476 9780871138477
OCLC Number: 48494247
Description: xii, 193 p. ; 21 cm.
Contents: 1. Thales's Well --
2. Protagoras and the Pigs --
3. Zeno and the Tortoise --
4. The Socratic Inquisition --
5. Plato's Cave --
6. Aristotle's Goals --
7. Lucretius's Spear --
8. Ockham's Razor --
9. Machiavelli's Prince --
10. Bacon's Chickens --
11. Descartes' Demon --
12. Hume's Fork --
13. Reid's Common Sense --
14. Rousseau's Contract --
15. Kant's Spectacles --
16. Bentham's Calculus --
17. Hegel's Dialectic --
18. Nietzsche's Hammer --
19. The Young Wittgensteins Mirror --
20. The Older Wittgenstein's Games --
21. Popper's Dolls --
22. Ryle's University --
23. Turing's Machine --
24. Dawkin's Meme --
25. Derrida and Deconstruction.
Responsibility: Nicholas Fearn.
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