The Pig That Wants to Be Eaten: 100 Experiments for the Armchair Philosopher (Google eBook)

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Penguin, Jun 27, 2006 - Games - 336 pages
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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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Review: The Pig That Wants to Be Eaten: 100 Experiments for the Armchair Philosopher

User Review  - Nucky Korprasertsri - Goodreads

Good but some of the chapters are the same thing repeated or too vaguely explained. Interesting ones are No. 11, 33, 36, 43 46, 62, 66, 67, 74, 80, 81 and 87. Read full review

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User Review  - Muhammad Haniff Baharudin - Goodreads

A decent book on thoughts experiments. Accessible for a rookie in philosophy like me. Read full review

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Julian Baggini is the editor of The Philosopher’s Magazine.

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