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50 philosophy ideas you really need to know / Ben Dupré.

50 philosophy ideas you really need to know / Ben Dupré.
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Adult Non Fiction   Charles Rasp Memorial Library . . Available .  
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Record Number 47105
ISBN 9781848667358 (hardback)
Name Dupré, Ben author.
Title 50 philosophy ideas you really need to know / Ben Dupré.
Also titled Fifty philosophy ideas you really need to know
Published [s.l.] : Quercus publishing plc, 2014.
London : Quercus, 2014.
Description 208 pages ; 20 cm.
Series 50--- ideas you should know
Notes Includes index.
Note Includes index.
Contents The brain in a vat -- Plato's cave -- The veil of perception -- Cogito ergo sum -- Reason and experience -- The tripartite theory of knowledge -- The mind-body problem -- What is it like to be a bat? -- The Turing test -- The ship of Theseus -- Other minds -- Hume's guillotine -- One man's meat ... -- The divine command theory -- The boo/hoorah theory -- Ends and means -- The experience machine -- The categorical imperative -- The golden rule -- Acts and omissions -- Slippery slopes -- Beyond the call of duty -- Is it bad to be unlucky? -- Virtue ethics -- Do animals feel pain? -- Do animals have rights? -- Forms of argument -- The barber paradox -- The gambler's fallacy -- The sorites paradox -- The king of France is bald -- The beetle in the box -- Science and pseudoscience -- Paradigm shifts -- Occam's razor -- What is art? -- The intentional fallacy -- The argument from design -- The cosmological argument -- The ontological argument -- The problem of evil -- The freewill defence -- Faith and reason -- Positive and negative freedom -- The difference principle -- Leviathan -- The prisoner's dilemma -- Theories of punishment -- Lifeboat Earth -- Just war.
Summary Introduces and explains the problems of knowledge, consciousness, identity, ethics, belief, justice and aesthetics that have engaged the attention of thinkers from the era of the ancient Greeks to the present day.
Subjects Philosophy -- Miscellanea
Philosophy -- Popular works
Philosophy -- Introductions
Philosophy -- Introduction
Added titles Fifty philosophical ideas you really need to know
Series 50--- ideas you should know
50 ideas you really need to know.
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