What If...: Collected Thought Experiments in Philosophy

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What If. . .Collected Thought Experiments in Philosophy is a brief collection of over 100 classic and contemporary “thought experiments,” each exploring an important philosophical argument. These thought experiments introduce students to the kind of disciplined thought required in philosophy, and awaken their intellectual curiosity. Featuring a clear and conversational writing style that doesn't dilute the ideas, the value of the book is in its simplicity–in both format and tone. Each thought experiment is accompanied by commentary from the author that explains its importance and provides thought-provoking questions, all encapsulated on two pages.

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What If . . . Collected Philosophical Thought Experimentsis a brief, inexpensive collection of over 100 classic and contemporary “thought experiments” , each with an accompanying commentary and thought provoking questions, which explore philosophical arguments and often address a genuine problem in life. The value of the book is in its simplicity in both format and tone: each thought experiment is accompanied by commentary that explains the importance of the experiment, and questions to provoke thought and discussion, all encapsulated within two pages. The book is direct, clear and conversational but does not dilute difficult ideas.Anyone interested in the major issues philosophers discuss, and how they use thought experiments to explore their arguments.

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