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The Pig That Wants to Be Eaten: 100 Experiments for the Armchair Philosopher
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Plume
Publication date June 27, 2006
Pages 336
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780452287440
ISBN-10 0452287448
Dimensions 0.75 by 5.50 by 8 in.
Weight 0.60 lbs.
Original list price $16.00
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A collection of one hundred philosophical puzzles from a range of sources brings abstract concepts and ideas into concrete terms that encourage readers to seek their own conclusions about a broad spectrum of moral, social, and personal issues and problems. Original. 35,000 first printing.
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Both entertaining and startling, The Pig That Wants to Be Eaten offers one hundred philosophical puzzles that stimulate thought on a host of moral, social, and personal dilemmas. Taking examples from sources as diverse as Plato and Steven Spielberg, author Julian Baggini presents abstract philosophical issues in concrete terms, suggesting possible solutions while encouraging readers to draw their own conclusions:

Lively, clever, and thought-provoking, The Pig That Wants to Be Eaten is a portable feast for the mind that is sure to satisfy any intellectual appetite.



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9780452287440 | details & prices | 336 pages | 5.50 × 8.00 × 0.75 in. | 0.60 lbs | List price $16.00
About: Collects one hundred philosophical puzzles that encourage readers to seek their own conclusions about a broad spectrum of moral, social, and personal issues.

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